NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Wed Sep 4, 2013 12:42 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet stream features a trough over Alaska. Some weak ridging over northwest Canada. The polar vortex over north-central and northeast Canada. And some weak ridging over Greenland. This is a mild/warm pattern for western Canada, mild/cool in the east. The southern branch of the jet features a trough along the northwest coast of the U.S. A strong subtropical ridge centered over the southern rockies and southwest plains extends from the interior western states eastward across the Rockies and Plains into the western Midwest. And a trough over the eastern U.S.

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