Flash drought? Weekend heat pushing 100 Sunday?

Weekend heat pushing 100 Sunday?.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport recorded nearly 5 inches of rainfall in May.
Light-switch drought Most of May’s rainfall fell in the first 20 days of the month.
Here’s a look at rainfall for the past 14 days.
Notice most of southern Minnesota has recorded less than .25 inches of rainfall in the past 14 days.
The average rainfall this time of year is about 1 inch per week.
Little or no rainfall for two to three weeks.
Weekly evaporation rates over 1 inch from soils.
The combination of these weather conditions is rapidly drying soils that were waterlogged just two weeks ago.
With spotty rains expected this week, many areas may go without significant rainfall for another week.

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