Intense El Nino, Climate Change Set to Break US Heat Records


Surface sea temperatures are building in the Pacific making an early summer El Nino more likely. Credit NOAA via Climate Central

Early Summer El Nino + Global Warming Likely to Set Heat Recordsreports Andrea Thompson at Climate Central. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting that an El Nino weather cycle could start between May and July.

This will likely warm global temperatures more than expected, although the extreme effects on US temperatures probably won’t be felt until fall or winter. Some experts are predicting it will be the strongest El Nino in decades. Check out this great video El Nino 2014: What Are the Odds? to find out more.


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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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