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Thursday, October 14, 2021

Winter weather, ongoing drought conditions and even the remainder of hurricane season will see impacts from a recent cooling of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific.



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...The phenomenon"which begins when the atmosphere reacts to a cooler patch of water over the Pacific Ocean -- will likely last through at least February, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center said Thursday. There is a 57% chance it be a moderate event, like the one that started last year, the center said. While scientists may need months to confirm whether La Nina has definitely returned, all the signs are indicating it's here....

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-14 12:25 PM | Reply

It's a definite maybe.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-14 08:27 PM | Reply

Time to tune up the snow blower.

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-10-14 09:26 PM | Reply

This is a good thing. This Nina lady will cause the ocean levels to fall, so we don't have to remove any rocks...
--Mo Brooks, dumber than a congressman should be

#4 | Posted by catdog at 2021-10-15 09:29 AM | Reply

It's a definite maybe.


Winter is (definitely) coming!!

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-10-15 10:41 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

@#2 ... It's a definite maybe. ...

I aliitle better odds than that.

From the cited CNN article...

...NOAA will release its winter outlook October 21, and the presence of La Nia is expected to weigh heavily in the forecast for the season. The prediction center put the odds near 90% that La Nia would be in place through the winter of 2021-2022....

The article I originally cited when I posted the article was, if I remember, from NOAA, but it may have been too dry and number-laden for a visit to the Front Page. :)

#6 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-15 12:43 PM | Reply

Historically La Ninas are a lot less predictable than El Ninos. Living in California my whole life I can guarantee you that.

#7 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-15 02:26 PM | Reply

but it may have been too dry and number-laden for a visit to the Front Page

The Weather Channel is the meteorological version of fake news.

#8 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-10-15 02:46 PM | Reply

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