How dry weather is impacting crops

PIERRE, S.D.(DRGNews)- The Omega Block weather pattern over the middle of the United States will likely continue to keep needed moisture away from corn and soybean crops in the area.

Rod Bain and meteorologist Brad Rippey, both with the US Department of Agriculture, explain why.

Rippey now explains the correlation between triple-digit heat in Texas and the Omega Block weather phenomenon behind the hot air creating near-record to record temperatures.