NEWS
Winter Signs Increase in Canada
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:04 AM CDT

After a fall filled with weather kind to farmers allowing for a great harvest, we look increasingly toward what the late fall and early winter weather patterns will bring to Western Canada. Each day complex computer models churn out forecasts that extend outward from a few days to a few weeks.

Clues about the upcoming winter season sometimes are gathered from weather patterns across the globe during October and November. Some of these clues include snow cover increase and extent across Siberia to sea surface temperatures across the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans to whether or not high latitude blocking patterns ...

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