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We can’t blame El Niño for all the world’s weather problems

Sunday, January 10th, 2016 8:22am MDT

LIMA, Peru — As 2015 drew to a close, South America saw almost unprecedented flooding. More than 100,000 people were evacuated from their homes in Paraguay, northern Argentina and southern Brazil as a result of unseasonal torrential rain. International media widely attributed the freaky weather to El Niño. Yet the whole truth is probably more […]

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New El Nino storm slams into Southern California

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 6:43am MDT

LOS ANGELES — Another El Nino-fueled storm soaked Southern California on Wednesday and brought with it flooding, mudflows and even a small tornado that struck Orange County in the early afternoon. Pea-sized hail and 45-mph winds made their way south from San Luis Obispo, forcing the region to recognize that the season of storms has […]

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NOAA Winter Outlook: Little clarity as to El Niño’s impact on Thornton

Saturday, October 17th, 2015 10:25am MDT

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released their 2015-2016 winter outlook this morning and while a strong El Niño will play a factor in some parts of the nation, its effects here are less clear. As we have written about before, Colorado’s geographical location well inland, shelters it some from the effects of warm, Pacific waters.   Overall […]

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El Niño Won’t Relieve West’s Drought, NOAA Predicts

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 8:02am MDT

Updated | Federal weather forecasters released their winter outlook Thursday, and it doesn’t look good for drought-stricken northern California, Oregon and Washington state. A strong El Niño this winter is predicted to intensify the Western drought through at least January, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced. Earlier this week, NASA released a new image […]

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Talk of ‘Godzilla El Niño’ turns on the media hype machine

Friday, August 14th, 2015 4:52pm MDT

There has been lots of hype this week about the strong El Niño we are expecting to last through winter and into spring. Heck, even a NASA scientist called it a “Godzilla El Niño.” (UGH!) This in turn set in motion the media hype machine although I will say while the national media went insane, […]

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Study: Nature responsible for global warming, not man

Monday, July 27th, 2009 11:02am MDT

A new peer-reviewed study calls into question the so-called ‘consensus’ on the causes of global warming by saying that “Nature, not man, responsible for recent global warming.”  The new study authored by three Australian scientists and published in the Journal of Geophysical Research says that the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) accounts for the vast majority […]

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