Recent storms ease the drought in middle of US

Associated Press
Recent storms ease the drought in middle of US

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, cattle feed in a snow covered pasture near Lecompton, Kan. Recent rain and snowstorms have eased the grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades in portions of the nation's midsection, but climatologists caution that the moisture _ a blessing after a disastrous, bone-dry 2012 across much of the nation's Corn Belt _ doesn’t signal the end of the stubborn drought still gripping more than half the continental U.S. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

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