NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Fri Apr 5, 2013 01:06 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet stream features a blocking ridge to the north of Alaska extending up to the pole. A trough over northwest Canada extending into south-central and southeast Canada. And a ridge over northeast Canada, Greenland and Iceland. 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/Gulf of Alaska. A ridge over the western US and a trough over the south-central and southeast US. Subtropical high pressure dominates south Mexico, the Caribbean and the south atlantic.

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