NEWS
Winter Chill Hangs On
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:27 AM CDT

For a second season in a row farmers are likely to get a late start to field work and planting as winter doesn't seem to want to leave town. Continued blocking across Alaska and northwest Canada are allowing late-season chill to develop across the still snow-covered north. Some of this cold weather will continue to have an impact on the Prairie region, delaying the departure of snow cover for eastern and northeastern areas.

A well-established snow cover remains for portions of far northern Alberta to northeastern Saskatchewan and for most of Manitoba as of mid-April while much of the remainder ...

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