Cool Start to July
The first ten days of July were cooler than normal across the Midwest. Temperatures were as much as 5°F below normal in southeast Iowa and northeast Missouri. Rainfall totals for the period ranged from well below normal in parts of Minnesota and Kentucky to much above normal in parts of Iowa and Michigan. Severe weather was widespread during the period. Tornadoes were reported in four states, including a twister in southern Michigan that injured six people. Read more in the July 10 Midwest Climate Watch.
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