September 10, 2020

La Niña is here and likely to continue through the winter. Our blogger covers current tropical Pacific conditions and what La Niña can mean for global weather and climate.

August 13, 2020

The chance of La Niña developing this fall is about 60%. Hop on board with our ENSO Blogger as we sail the tropical Pacific seas (metaphorically).

July 9, 2020

The chance of La Niña developing by the fall and lasting through winter is 50-55%, and NOAA has issued a La Niña Watch. 

June 11, 2020

Odds are split between La Niña developing this fall and ENSO-neutral conditions continuing. Our blogger gives you the scoop on the forecast.

May 14, 2020

Pack your thermos of coffee and pop a tape in the cassette deck... we're going to tour some roadside attractions, ENSO-style.

April 30, 2020

Burning fossil fuels releases both greenhouse gases and tiny particles called aerosols, which have a push-pull impact on the strength of hurricanes. 

March 12, 2020

Our blogger discusses current conditions in the tropical Pacific and why forecasters favor ENSO-neutral through the summer.

February 13, 2020

The surface of the tropical Pacific has been warmer than average for a few months now, but ENSO-neutral conditions are still in place. Our blogger takes a journey into the mind of an ENSO forecaster. It’s her own mind, but that still counts.

January 9, 2020

The tropical Pacific has been warmer than average for a few months now, but forecasters favor ENSO-neutral through the spring.

December 23, 2019

Some oceanic and atmospheric patterns can give us an early heads-up that El Niño might be on its way.

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