NEWS
Spring Flooding Increases
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu May 2, 2013 10:41 AM CDT

Light snow and another brief push of chilly weather blew through the Prairies a few days ago, but on the whole spring is in full swing across Canada. The rapid increase in temperatures brought on the annual spring flood, leading to flooded of some roads and low crop land.

The brief chilly weather earlier this week was a blessing in disguise: it helped slow down the meltdown and may keep this year's flooding a little less severe than earlier thought. Additional help is coming in the form of dry weather. We see little threat of rain or snow during the ...

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