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A Peak into February’s Weather - Monday, January 26, 2015

February could be a wild and crazy month coast to coast as mid winter could get quite interesting for many.   Over the next week to ten days, no fewer than three, perhaps four major snow events will move across the Midwest, Great Lakes and (full story)

Snow and Ice for the Southern Plains - Monday, January 19, 2015

For stock growers in the Southern Plains be ready for some ice and snow this week. A surge of cold air will work its way south out of Canada and along the east slopes of the Rockies and will clash with increasing moisture from the south to bring som (full story)

A Mid January Look at Sea Surface Temperatures - Monday, January 12, 2015

Keeping track and monitoring sea surface temperatures across the globe is very important in being able to forecast upcoming weather pattern changes and trends as there is a strong correlation to what happens with our weather and climate in relation (full story)

Rough Winter Weather Ahead - Monday, January 05, 2015

The last few days of December and the first few days of the New Year has brought an Arctic chill to most of the nation from the Rockies and points east. After a fairly mild first half of December for most of the nation, winter has returned with veng (full story)

Drought Update - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The recent spell of stormy weather has made some impact on the severe dryness in many areas of the far west over the past month and even going back to the fall season, there has been some help in the drought conditions. The graphic below shows the (full story)

Winter Returns - Monday, December 15, 2014

December started off mild in many areas, however, there has been a recent change in the overall weather pattern across North America that is likely to be followed by more changes that beef producers across the country should pay close attention to. (full story)

More Rain/Snow for the West Coast Region - Monday, December 08, 2014

The Pacific Northwest, California and portions of the Desert Southwest should be prepared for more rain and mountain snow later this week and likely off and on through the rest of December. The most drought stricken areas of the nation will have (full story)

December Update - Tuesday, December 02, 2014

December is off to a fairly mild start in comparison to the record breaking cold that much of the nation endured in November. However, relative to averages, December is off to a close to normal start in regards to temperatures. As of this writing (full story)

California Rain - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

I am happy to report that all long range analysis is suggesting that badly needed rain is headed toward California and other west coast beef producers in the next week to ten days. As we have indicated in previous posts, the development of a weak (full story)

November Snow and Cold - Monday, November 17, 2014

After a very mild October over most of the nation, November has been much, much colder for many areas from the Rockies east to the Plains and Great Lakes. In addition, to the record breaking cold in many areas the snow fall has been very impressive (full story)

A November to Remember - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

As of the writing of this article a wave of Arctic air descended on the Rockies and Northern Plains. Along with the plunging temperatures, snow was falling in many areas from the Rockies east into the Plains.   This most recent Arctic wave (full story)

The Gales of November - Tuesday, November 04, 2014

There is a famous line in Gordon Lightfoot’s classic “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” about how bad things happen “when the gales of November come early”. Of course, that line refers to the stormy November weather (full story)

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