La Nina: She’s Baack….

Feb 27, 2007 6:12pm

NOAA passes word, late today, that there are signs of a growing La Nina in the Pacific. If you remember your sea-surface temperature phenomena, that’s the cold patch that forms along the equator in place of an El Nino, which is a warm patch.  La Ninas have a bunch of different effects, but one to be mindful of, say the oceanographers, is fewer jet streams to prevent Atlantic hurricanes from reaching the U.S. mainland.  But it’s February; plenty of time for things to change.  More HERE.

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