Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed May 13, 2015 03:14 PM CDT

The Australia Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is now on the El Nino bandwagon. The BOM made that announcement this week. Here is part of the BOM bulletin:

"The tropical Pacific is in the early stages of El Nino. Based upon model outlooks and current observations, the Bureau's ENSO Tracker has been raised to El Nino status.

El Nino--Southern Oscillation (ENSO) indicators have shown a steady trend towards El Nino levels since the start of the year. Sea surface temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean have exceeded El Nino thresholds for the past month, supported by warmer-than-average waters below the surface. ...

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