NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:58 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet stream features a strong blocking ridge between Siberia and Alaska. The polar vortex over Alaska and northern Canada, centered over north-central Canada. And a building ridge over Greenland. This is a cold pattern for much of Canada except parts of the west. The southern branch of the jet features a ridge in the eastern pacific extending into the northwest US. A weak trough over the southwest US. And a trough over the eastern US. Strong subtropical high pressure dominates Mexico, the Gulf of Mexico and the western Caribbean.

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