NEWS
Canada's Cold Winter Outlook
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:39 AM CST

Weather patterns around the Northern hemisphere during October and November normally give us some clues as to what the winter weather will be across many parts of Canada and the U.S. Since we are now moving into the middle of November, we see more signs that indicate colder-than-normal weather may happen more often than not across western and northwestern Canada during the next few months.

The clues range from a fairly persistent ridge of high pressure through the northern Pacific to a couple of early-season cold air events that have already dropped into Western Canada.

A strong ridge has persisted ...

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