Watch this 2020 Long Range Forecast by Brian Bledsoe, Meteorologist for Weather5280 and KKTV in Colorado Springs.

Some of his key projections include:

  • He looks for only a neutral to weak El Nino ahead, but not significant
  • Drought will continue for Pacific North West through March
  • California has been wet, but will be drier than average by February
  • The Midwest will be wetter through April
  • Montana and Dakotas – expect about Average Precipitation November through May
  • Wyoming and Nebraska – maybe slightly wetter than average through the spring

Above: Brian Bledsoe shows the European weather model calling for a dry February across the western United States.

Click here to watch Bledsoe’s Long Range Forecast

In his report provided courtesy of Ag Risk Advisors, Bledsoe combines a brief Long Range Projection based on his analysis of:

  • Pacific ENSO (El Nino-Southern Oscillation) Climate Service
  • JAMSTEC (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology)
  • NMME (North American Multi-Model Ensemble)
  • ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts)


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