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Weatherman said...
« on: January 13, 2010, 05:08:57 AM »
I was watching the news and the weatherman said a word I haven't heard in a while... El Nino.  Is this year an El Nino year?  If it is then the next few years ought to bring in some warm weather. 

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Re: Weatherman said...
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2010, 05:17:12 AM »
I was watching the news and the weatherman said a word I haven't heard in a while... El Nino.  Is this year an El Nino year?  If it is then the next few years ought to bring in some warm weather. 

don't be alarmed, El Nino is a techincal term used by forcasters , it simply means .....El Nino = We have no clue !
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Re: Weatherman said...
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2010, 05:34:37 AM »
I did a little searching and it appears this is the start of El Nino year(s).  I guess the floods in Peru should have been a clue for us all. 

http://www.america.gov/st/energy-english/2009/July/20090729094414lcnirellep0.3060419.html

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Re: Weatherman said...
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2010, 09:38:02 AM »
Just in case anyone's curious, "el niño" is actually Spanish for "the niño".
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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2010, 09:53:55 AM »
Just in case anyone's curious, "el niño" is actually Spanish for "the niño".
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Re: Weatherman said...
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2010, 11:05:41 AM »
Yep, it's an El Nino year.  we're feeling the effects of it in the PNW.
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Re: Weatherman said...
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2010, 11:18:02 AM »
Just in case anyone's curious, "el niño" is actually Spanish for "the niño".

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