NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Tue Aug 12, 2014 01:32 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet features a blocking ridge to the north of Alaska. Some ridging over northwest Canada. The polar vortex over north-central and northeast Canada. And a weak blocking ridge over southern Greenland. This is a warm/hot pattern over western Canada, mild/cool central, warm in the east. The southern branch of the jet features a strong trough over the western Gulf of Alaska. A trough off the coast of the northwest U.S. A ridge over the interior western U.S. A trough over the interior eastern U.S. A weak ridge along the east coast. And a ...

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