NEWS
Western Canada to Stay Dry
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Wed Jul 1, 2015 11:22 AM CDT

A weather pattern with many similarities to last winter covers North America at this time. A western North America ridge is bringing hot weather to the western U.S. and southwest Canada while cooler-than-normal readings cover central and eastern Canada into the Midwest.

Like last winter precipitation is having a tough time covering the majority of the western Prairies while Manitoba is doing better. This upper air pattern may be being fueled by a large area of above normal sea surface temperatures across the Gulf of Alaska which has been in this location since late last summer.

The bad news is ...

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