NEWS
Wintry Blast Hits W. Canada
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Sep 11, 2014 11:34 AM CDT

Harvest has been either shut down or slowed significantly across the Canadian Prairies during recent days as an early preview of winter-like weather has come into the region. Crop damage assessment will be needed for many areas as frosts, freezing weather and snow across Alberta during recent days may cut into this season's crop yield.

Across Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Friday morning's low temperatures look to be the major threat as enough wind and clouds during the past two nights have prevented frost and freeze conditions. Tonight, clear skies and light winds may result in lower temperatures and potentially damage late-maturing ...

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