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NOAA releases spring precipitation outlook

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration

This interview originally aired on "In the Moment" on SDPB Radio.

South Dakota's winter has been unusually dry and warm this year. Will that trend continue this spring?

We get the precipitation outlook from Laura Edwards, the state climatologist at the SDSU Extension.

She breaks down NOAA's predictions for the state's springtime weather and her hopes for getting average rainfall this season.

Find NOAA's outlook maps here.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.
Ellen Koester is a producer of In the Moment, SDPB's daily news and culture broadcast.