Tag: NOAA

Weak El Nino could bring above-average Atlantic hurricane season

26th May 2017 Author: Marianne Lehnis A weak or non-existent El Nino could bring another above-normal hurricane season this year, potentially causing significant re/insurance payouts, as Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center say weather conditions point towards a hard-hitting Atlantic hurricane season. The chances of an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season […]

Monster El Niño probed by meteorologists

Unprecedented Pacific Ocean campaign aims to improve forecasts for strong storms. Richard Monastersky 20 January 2016 El Niño has sent heavy rains to California this year. Climate scientists this week began a research blitz to study El Niño, the climate trouble-maker that disrupts weather around much of the globe. […]