Tag: Gina Ressler

RealWeatherWatch: Jetstream Brings Shifting Precipitation Patterns to Ontario

Producers across Ontario are keeping a close eye on their local forecast over the next few weeks. Storm systems seem to be popping up sporadically throughout early spring, keeping farmers on their toes trying to determine a planting date that will be safe. That date is very important considering corn seed shortages and the non… Read more »

RealWeatherWatch: Is There Smooth Sailing In Western Canada After April 20th?

This time of year can be a bit of a guessing game for farmers trying to pick a seeding date. Early spring tends to bring with it some very unstable weather patterns. Just try and plan an outdoor event for May long weekend and you’ll get a first hand illustration. Trying to get your crop… Read more »

RealWeatherWatch – Ontario Takes a Walk on the Mild Side

It’s pretty bad when you’re so used to writing about extreme or adverse weather conditions that you look for a way to spin the current mild weather in Ontario. That mildness is the story for a great part of the province both over the winter and more than likely into the initial days of Spring…. Read more »

RealWeatherWatch – Will Dry Conditions In the West Carry On Into Spring?

This winter was unusually mild over most of the west this year. Although the lack of bitterly cold temperatures was more than welcome for most of us, we could all agree that we could have done with some more moisture. Over a large portion of the prairies, there was a real lack of snow cover… Read more »

RealWeatherWatch – Will the Frigid Temperatures Bring More Snow for Prairie Farmers?

So far, across most of the West, it’s been what can only be described as an odd winter. Parts of the southwest have experienced hurricane force winds, a great portion has seen extended periods of plus temperatures up to now offset by short periods of temperatures in the extreme of up to minus 40. With… Read more »

RealWeatherwatch – Snow Squalls Bring Welcomed Moisture in Ontario

Do you ever wish that something would just happen? Winter this year has been that way. It seems as though everyone is just waiting for the other shoe to fall. One storm comes and we say “here it is, winter’s here!”, only to have rain the following week. The mild weather is nice and all,… Read more »