NEWS
Prairies' Mild Spell Continues
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Jan 22, 2015 02:05 PM CST

Winter is certainly on vacation across the prime cropland of Western Canada as we move into late January. Temperatures during the first 10 days of the month were mostly below and at times well below normal leading us to believe that we were in for another bitter cold winter like last year.

What a difference more recently: Temperatures during the most recent 10 days have averaged above to at times well above normal and have pretty much wiped out any negative temperature departure that was built up during the first third of the month.

Many areas have seen little precipitation, ...

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