The ECMWF has released their updated computer model seasonal forecast for the summer. I will issue my personal summer forecast for Canada within the next 10 days.
ECMWF model temperature departure forecast.
ECMWF model precipitation departure forecast.
Also, the new ECMWF update still indicates near neutral El Nino Southern Oscillation conditions through the summer.
The ECMWF is also predicting above normal tropical cyclone activity for the Atlantic Basin this year, especially in the Caribbean.
The ECMWF continues to forecast a very hot and dry summer from the U.S. Rockies to the southern and central Plains of the U.S.
Widespread above-normal temperatures will likely dominate into the first half of December.
My thoughts on the snow through Tuesday in the East and West.
Other than a blast into western Canada next week, most of the Arctic air will remain north of the Arctic Circle into December with just brief intrusions while mild, Pacific air takes hold from west to east.
Still happy with my old snow map.
Accumulating snow this weekend for parts of southern, central and eastern Ontario.
Wild storm in the West through Tuesday. A little snow in the east for the weekend?