NEWS
Frequent Chinooks Warm Alberta
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Feb 7, 2013 11:08 AM CST

Bitter cold has had a grip across most of the central and northeastern Prairies during the winter with milder breaks seemingly few and far between. It's been less cold across Alberta, where Chinook winds have developed a little more frequently, sending temperatures to milder-than-normal levels in-between spells of cold.

The weather pattern that has controlled the winter so far has shown at most minor change during the past two months, so can we expect to finish out the winter with the same general temperature and precipitation pattern? In the short term, we do expect some increase in temperatures for most ...

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