NEWS
Pacific Warms to El Nino Levels
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jun 6, 2014 03:51 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- El Nino is here. The large-scale warming of the Pacific Ocean and its associated influence on global weather patterns is, while not in full flower, showing up as we move into early summer.

A switch in weather patterns across the entire central U.S. -- highlighted by near-general rainfall in the past two weeks with more forecast during the coming seven days, including not just the Midwest, but the drought-affected Southern Plains -- is one tangible item that speaks to El Nino's presence. Another is the formation of Hurricane Amanda in the eastern Pacific off the Mexican coast ...

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