NEWS
Mike Palmerino Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Mon Aug 4, 2014 01:32 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet features a blocking ridge between Siberia and Alaska. The polar vortex over northern Canada. And a blocking ridge between northeast Canada and Greenland. This is a mild/warm pattern for western Canada, mild/cool over central Canada, mild in the east. The southern branch of the jet features a trough in the Gulf of Alaska and eastern pacific. A ridge over the Rockies and Plains. And a trough over the eastern half of the U.S. The center of subtropical high pressure is located over Colorado and along the Texas/Mexico border.

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