Ask the Met: El Nino

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does El Nino make storms?” Lillyann El Nino impacts the weather not just here in the United States but across the entire globe. The El Nino Southern Oscillation is an oceanic phenomena that refers to a warm pool of water typically located just north and east of Australia. During an El … Continue reading »

Winter Forecast

WINTER SPECIAL As meteorologists, when we talk about long term forecasting, we look at global changes in the weather pattern.  While there are several different types of these teleconnections, or oscillations, the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is one of the most influential for North America. In early November, the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) released … Continue reading »

Seasonable Weekend On Tap

Another seasonable and sunny day across the area, and it appears there is no end in sight for this pleasant weather.  Tomorrow will be a tad bit warmer but the cooler temperatures aren’t going to be gone for long.  As we head into next week an upper-level-low will move down from the coast of Alaska … Continue reading »