NEWS
Warm West and Cold East
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:09 AM CST

The weather pattern during January has been interesting to say the least. The polar vortex was dominating across much of central and eastern Canada early in the month before taking a 10-day vacation across the northern Canadian islands mid-month. A rebuild of the western North America ridge has allowed a return of the polar vortex to the Hudson Bay region during the past few days bringing back bitter cold to central and eastern Canada.

Temperatures across the Canadian Prairies have shown considerable differences from east to west with cold weather more dominant for Manitoba so far during January while Alberta ...

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