NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:34 PM CST
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The current upper level charts feature a split jet stream. The northern branch of the jet stream is fairly strong as it moves across the Gulf of Alaska but then weakens as it enters western Canada and turns northward towards the pole. We see a weak to moderate ridge a little east of central Canada and a trough over the Canadian Maritimes and the northern Atlantic. A moderate blocking ridge is east of Greenland and north of the British Isles. The southern branch of the jet stream moves into the extreme southwest U.S. and northwest Mexico, tracks south ...

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