Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:48 AM CDT As spring expands across Western Canada, we find there are rather sizable differences in soil conditions as we close in on the seeding season. We have also seen changes from winter to the start of spring: Some areas wet during the winter have turned drier in recent weeks.
Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:07 AM CDT Weather patterns have changed during the recent week, but only dribbles of precipitation have fallen across the Prairies, leaving concerns about soil moisture levels this spring.
Thu Apr 9, 2015 10:23 AM CDT The stubborn cold eastern North America trough and western ridge appear to be finally breaking down into a pattern that will produce transitional weather during the next few weeks for most of Canada and the U.S.
Wed Apr 1, 2015 10:18 AM CDT The seeding season grows closer each day. With snow cover all but gone across most of the Prairies, we continue to have some concern that diminished soil moisture could become an issue by the time planting gets underway.
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:37 AM CDT Some weather concerns remain for Western Canada during the upcoming spring seeding season as some of the same weather features that have been in place all winter continue to show up on forecast charts.
Wed Mar 25, 2015 06:04 AM CDT Following are highlights from the February NOAA State of the Climate report. To sum things up quickly--except for eastern North America and the northern Atlantic Ocean, there was a whole lot of warmth going on
Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:00 AM CDT Eastern Pacific Ocean waters have been warmer than normal during the past several months and the question arises as to whether this warmth helped keep a semi-permanent ridge in place across the western part of North America during the past several months.