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La Nina 2011

Why Is This Winter So Warm?

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Green

By Mark Fischetti (Click here for original article.) A little snow and rain are falling in a few states today, but the 2011-12 winter has been ext...

U.N. Says La Nina Is Back, Could Prolong Africa Drought

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Green

GENEVA -- The Pacific weather phenomenon known as La Nina emerged in August and will likely operate into early next year, prolonging the drought in th...

La Niña Is Back: Another Wild Winter on the Way?

Paul Yeager | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green
Paul Yeager

La Niña is officially back, according to NOAA, and since La Niña contributed to a very wild 2010-2011 winter across the U.S. and Europe, a natural question is whether the same thing will happen this winter.

Phenomenon That May Have Boosted Tornadoes Has Ended

AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The La Nina phenomenon that may have helped boost last year's hurricane season and this spring's tornadoes has ended. The Climate Predi...

Spring Snow Melt Brings Flood Concerns To Colorado

AP | By LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 07.09.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY -- The winter and early spring have been extreme across the West, with record snowpacks bringing joy to skiers and urban water managers...