August 28, 2012
Dust is blown from behind a combine harvesting corn in a field near Coy, Ark., on Aug. 16. The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could ease but not eliminate drought conditions in Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois by dropping 2 to 5 inches of rain.
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Jefferson City should see a respite from the drought this weekend, as remnants of Hurricane Issac make their way up from the south.
The remnants of Hurricane Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Mississippi River valley this week, but experts say it’s unlikely to break the drought gripping the Midwest.