NEWS
Pacific Warms to El Nino Levels
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jun 20, 2014 03:54 PM CDT

There's been a great deal of discussion about the Pacific Ocean trends during the year 2014. Back in February, there were forecasts of an El Nino to form that would rival the super El Nino of the late 1990s. Jump ahead to mid-June, and while the is indeed some El Nino-related influence on weather patterns, the actual ocean conditions are not matching up quite as well. The biggest holdout, as many of you know, is the barometric feature known as the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI); this feature has stalled out in a neutral category.

What is going on to keep ...

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