RealWeatherWatch: Eastern Forecast with David Phillips, Environment Canada

The story for most of the East has been a story of too much or too little. From extreme moisture and heat to a lack of timely rain and cooler than usual spring temperatures, the pendulum has swung to the extreme on both ends. That begs the question: Will that pattern continue through the harvest season or will farmers in the East get a bit of a break? Does an early frost threat fit into this pattern? In this episode of the RealWeatherWatch we talk to David Phillips of Environment Canada. David is the Senior Climatologist with Environment Canada and a bit of a weather historian as well. I asked him what the weather will look like heading into the fall.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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Ron Carruthers

David Phillips seems to have ignored southwestern Ontario in this forecast/summary. Right now we have had around 4 inches of rain in the past 30 days, The fields are flooded or near so now and the nest six days show rain every day. It can be nothing but a muddy difficult harvest here!

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