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How will La Niña affect winter in the U.S.?

Forecasters are expecting another La Niña winter for the 2017-2018 season. La Niña (which means "little girl" in Spanish) disrupts large-scale climate patterns that can influence water availability, food production, human ...

dateNov 16, 2017 in Environment
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NASA sees Ramon degenerate to a trough

A trough is an elongated area of low pressure and that's exactly what former Tropical Storm Ramon has become in the eastern Pacific Ocean, along the southwestern coast of Mexico. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a ...

dateOct 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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NASA finds a pinhole eye in Hurricane Otis

Over the course of three days, Otis transitioned from a struggling tropical depression into a powerful hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Hurricane Otis, showing a ...

dateSep 18, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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