NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Jun 11, 2014 03:06 PM CDT

The extremely-robust El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean is not looking like that big of a happening ahead of mid-June--at least that's the way both the U.S. Climate Prediction Center (CPC) and the Australia Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) are talking in latest analyses.

Here's what the CPC said last week:

"Chances that an El Nino will occur by summer are above 70 percent, hitting 80 percent by the fall. But subsurface temperature anomalies have tapered off some from earlier this spring, decreasing the odds the event will be as strong as the El Nino of 1997-98." (The '97-'98 El ...

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