NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Fri Mar 15, 2013 01:28 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet stream features a a strong blocking ridge between Alaska and the pole. The polar vortex over north-central Canada. And a ridge over the northwest atlantic and southern Greenland. This is a cold pattern for much of Canada except the far west. The southern branch of the jet features a trough in the eastern pacific and Gulf of Alaska. A ridge over the western US. And a trough over the eastern US and western atlantic. Subtropical high pressure dominates much of Mexico and the Caribbean.

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