Welcome Warmth for Prairies
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:30 AM CDT

A blocking pattern across northwest Canada during major portions of the early and midsummer periods has essentially been a road block to favorably warm weather for the Prairies.

Only a couple of brief warm spells earlier in the summer were noted and for many areas rainfall has been a little above average. Most of the warm weather has been locked across the interior West of the U.S. until now.

The resulting slower-than-normal growth for many crops has raised the question of whether an early frost or freeze could damage what appears to be relatively good harvest potential as of early ...

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