NEWS
Mike Palmerino Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Tue Aug 5, 2014 01:55 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet features a strong blocking ridge between Siberia and Alaska. The polar vortex over northwest and north-central Canada. And a weak blocking ridge over northeast Canada and Greenland. This is a mild/warm pattern for Canada with some hot wather in the far west. The southern branch of the jet features a strong trough in the Gulf of Alaska. A ridge over the Rockies and Plains extending into western Canada. And a trough over the eastern U.S. and eastern Canada. The center of subtropical high pressure is along the Texas/Mexico border.

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