NEWS
January Thaw Arrives
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Jan 9, 2014 10:39 AM CST

The very cold weather pattern of the past several weeks is on its way out of town for a while as some significant changes to the upper air pattern across North America are now underway. Gone is the strong ridge near the west coast of North America which has been blocking any flow of milder Pacific air into the interior of the continent. Also gone is the persistent polar vortex that has been swirling about through central and eastern Canada so far this winter.

We are left with a jet stream flow moving in a west to east motion across ...

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