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La Nina Strongest Since 2010/2012 - Wednesday, January 20, 2021

We have been writing about La Nina quite a bit over the last several months as it has been impactful on weather patterns this winter season across the USA. The colder sea surface temperatures that develop during a La Nina can alter the path and stre (full story)


Is the Real Winter Cold Ever Coming? - Monday, January 11, 2021

With very few exceptions the winter of 2020/2021 has been a mild one so far. The graphic below shows what temperatures have relative to normal for the past 90 days. Most of the lower 48 states and most of Canada has had above average temperatures (full story)


Snowpack Update - Monday, January 4, 2021

Snowpack levels across many areas of the west are below average, especially in the southern Rockies and southern Great Basin states. The snow season was off to a slow start by late fall in many areas but has begun to pick up, especially in the north (full story)


La Nina Update - Monday, December 28, 2020

Since this past spring we have talked a lot about La Nina and its impact on the weather and climate across North America. The colder than normal sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean can impact temperature patterns and especially (full story)


Dreaming of a White Christmas? - Monday, December 21, 2020

Wondering if it will be a White Christmas in your part of the world? As is usually the case, it all depends on where you are and what has recently happened with storms if you will have snow on the ground Christmas Day. Below is a graphic which (full story)


Winter Beginning to Settle in - Monday, December 14, 2020

For many areas of the USA, winter weather has been slow to get started this season. However, in the coming days and weeks, winter weather will become more widespread and common.  Colder temperatures and increasing snow chances will be descendin (full story)


Changes on the Way - Tuesday, December 8, 2020

While there has been some cold and snow in parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast, a large part of the nation has experienced a dry and mild start to December. However, changes are on the way that will bring a more winter like weather pattern (full story)


Drought Update - Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Drought Update The dry trend that developed in some areas of the USA this past spring and summer have persisted into the fall season and the start of winter. This is especially true in the western areas of the USA where drought conditions worsened (full story)


Winter Weather Coming - Tuesday, November 24, 2020

This Thanksgiving week will bring some changing weather to a lot of the USA in the form of colder temperatures as well as some winter weather conditions including some snow! Beef producers across the USA should be prepared for a return to more act (full story)


La Nina Update - Monday, November 16, 2020

La Nina, which is a phenomenon when colder than average sea surface temperatures in the subtropical Pacific occur, continues to solidify as we head into mid-November. The colder waters can have a large impact on weather patterns across North Americ (full story)


Snow and Tropical Storms - Monday, November 9, 2020

We are now entering the latter half of the fall season. The late fall season is a time of year you can have just about every time of weather phenomenon take place and this coming week is a great example of the wild weather you can experience when (full story)


Weather Whiplash - Monday, November 2, 2020

After a shot of winter weather for many areas of the nation at the end of October, the first several days of November will be quite mild and fair across a large part of the nation. One tendency we have experienced across the nation since early Sept (full story)