La Nina set to weaken heading into spring

WINNIPEG, Jan. 3 (CNS) – Despite being gripped by freezing temperatures, one weather expert says he thinks the Canadian Prairies will see a weakening of the La Nina weather phenomena in the coming months, which will mean more moisture come spring-time. “Most likely we’ll have neutral conditions with a slight La Nina bias during the […] Read more

High chance of La Nina will affect world crops

La Ninas have historically been tough on Argentina, but the impact isn’t expected to be as bad this time

Weather watchers are leaning toward predictions for a La Nina developing this winter and that has ramifications for crop production around the world. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said there is a 70 percent chance or triple the normal likelihood of La Nina occurring. The Climate Prediction Center in the United States predicts a 65 to […] Read more

Bundle up; La Nina expected to bring in prairie deep freeze

The weather outside is going to be frightful this winter, according to forecasters. Temperatures across the Prairies will range from 1C to 4C below normal for the December through February period, says AccuWeather Canadian weather expert Brett Anderson. “Over a three-month period, that’s fairly significant,” he said. Manitoba will be the coldest, followed by Saskatchewan […] Read more