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Western Snowpack Update - Monday, January 7, 2019

The 2018-2019 snowpack year was off to good start in November, however, we lost a little ground in snowpack buildup across the west as December is a drier month. While the best snowpack buildup usually comes with the better snow producing months (full story)

Stormy Christmas Week Weather - Friday, December 21, 2018

Over the past two weeks there has been a relatively mild weather pattern across a good part of the country. Since the big winter storm in the Southeast and Mid Atlantic states, a mild stretch of weather has developed coast to coast. However, big cha (full story)

Odds of a White Christmas - Monday, December 17, 2018

After a stretch of mild temperatures over many areas of the United States over the past week, snow cover has melted away in some areas. Will cold and snow return to bring a White Christmas to your area? Below are two charts that show the current (full story)

Warm Stratosphere = Cold? - Monday, December 10, 2018

While it may seem counterintuitive that warming up a layer of the high atmosphere can cause the reverse to happen on the ground, a warm up in the stratosphere can bring very cold temperatures to many areas, especially with the stratosphere goes thro (full story)

Busy Week of Winter Weather in the South - Tuesday, December 4, 2018

December will be off to a cold and stormy start coast to coast this week as a winter weather pattern has developed and will hold firm for a solid week. Over the weekend, a strong storm system in the Upper Plains helped to push the jet stream far (full story)

Winter Weather in Full Swing - Tuesday, November 27, 2018

While the official start of winter is not until December 21, winter weather has been prevalent already this fall season. The Thanksgiving weekend brought a myriad of winter weather conditions to many areas of the United States closing highways and (full story)

Rain & Snow for California - Monday, November 19, 2018

An active weather pattern will be developing in the eastern Pacific this week and next and the result will be a good chance for first significant rains in a long time to reach California and other parts of the west this week. The rain will go a long (full story)

Cold Weather Coming - Monday, November 5, 2018

As we alluded to in our November outlook that colder weather was coming for many in November, be ready for much colder temperatures over the next week and likely the next two weeks. Beef producers should prepare for the onset of winter conditions (full story)