Illinois State Water Survey

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Expert: Illinois Soil Moisture Good A Year After Drought

The start of Illinois’ growing season is near and state climate experts say soil moisture levels are near normal.

04/17/2013

Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

Illinois Climatologist Expects US Drought Through 2013

The drought has withered crops and lowered the Mississippi River’s levels to a point that could force slowdowns, if not shutdowns, of barge traffic.

12/07/2012

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