NEWS
Joel Burgio Telvent DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Fri Apr 25, 2014 01:10 PM CDT
METEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION

The northern branch of the jet stream features a blocking ridge over eastern Alaska and western Canada with a strong trough over north-central Canada and a ridge over the northern Atlantic. The southern branch of the jet stream features short wave trough approaching the west coast of North America, a weak to moderate trough over the upper and lower Miss river valley and a strong trough in the Atlantic east of New England. We also note a weak, flat ridge over the southwest U.S. and a weak short wave ridge over the eastern U.S.

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