La Nina

The La Nina update was issued today by the Climate Prediction Center.  The general note of the discussion is that a mature La Nina continues but is predicted to dissipate over the next few months.

During the month of January , cooling in the eastern Pacific weakened with an eastward moving Kelvin wave also weakening.  Atmospheric conditions still reflect La Nina across the U.S. and these impacts may continue through the spring months.

For those that would like to read the discussion, here it is:

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/enso_advisory/ensodisc.html

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Putnam has been storm chasing since 1990 and is a co-founder of Hook-Echo.com. For his day job, Putnam works in emergency management for information technology.
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