NEWS
More Cold Weather for Prairies
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Dec 6, 2012 10:45 AM CST

For those living south of the Canadian border cold weather has been mostly hard to find during the past several weeks. Other than a few brief episodes of low temperatures, we have seen mild Pacific air dominate. The story is quite different across Western Canada. Arctic air has had a pretty tight grip on the region since late October and through November.

Temperatures across the Canadian Prairies during November averaged from 2 to 6 degrees C (4 to 10 degrees F) below normal as arctic high pressure remained in place from the Yukon southeastward to central Saskatchewan. A large blocking ...

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