NEWS
Spring Finally Arrives for Prairies
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:25 AM CDT

Winter appears to be packing up and heading out of town across Western Canada as the polar jet stream weakens and lifts northward. Cold air that has been pooled across western and northwestern Canada is finally being warmed by the strengthening sunshine and sun angle which results in a quick jump in temperature.

Temperatures are jumping back to where they should be, and also it appears that a northward shift in the main storm track will end the series of snow events seen during the past several weeks. The good news is drier, warmer weather. The bad news is that ...

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