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The CANL graphics below show the risk of cold exposure to newborn livestock. The risk is related to wind chill temperature, precipitation, and humidity, and ranges from "NONE" for no risk, to "EXTREME" for rare and particularly dangerous situations. The images below are each valid for a 6 hour time period out to 36 hours. Click on the image to see more detail including valid time. The CANL images are updated at least 2 times daily January - May.
CANL Index graphics for each forecast period (click on image to see full size):
|6 Hour Forecast||12 Hour Forecast|
|18 Hour Forecast||24 Hour Forecast|
|30 Hour Forecast||36 Hour Forecast|
Based on our research and feedback from the ranching community, the following were identified as hazardous weather elements that increased risk of problems or death to exposed newborns:
The criteria used to generate the forecasts from the tab above is seen below: