What a triple-dip of La Niña will imply for the Canadian winter – Agriculture

Who wins and who loses within the climate lottery all relies on the place you reside and what enterprise you might be in.

For these within the farming enterprise, too chilly and too dry are often not good for a winter outlook, nevertheless it seems areas of the Prairies that would actually use extra precipitation might lose out on the snow lottery.

Brett Anderson, senior meteorologist with Accuweather, says a possible “triple-dip” of three La Niña years in a row might spell continued dryness within the west and bitter chilly for Alberta and Saskatchewan, however a milder than normal winter season for Ontario and Quebec.

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Of course, the 75 per cent probability of a La Niña could possibly be flawed, and what then? Would the Prairies get a lot wanted moisture, and would the east be plunged in to the deep freeze?

For an evidence of what components are converging to result in this forecast, Anderson speaks with Agriculture’s Kelvin Heppner: