A stubborn weather pattern is set to take over farm country and could impact crops

A stubborn weather pattern is getting ready to set up shop across farm country stretching from Mexico to Canada.

It is called an Omega Block, shaped like a big horseshoe. USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says it is a massive area of high pressure that will send temperatures soaring into the 90s and stop all moisture, even in the Northern Plains.

Rippey says it could last as long as four to six weeks and adds there is not much producers an do except hope it breaks down early and crops survive the hot and dry conditions.

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