Skip to comments.El Nino Could Be a Monster This Year
Posted on 04/15/2014 11:49:42 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Official NOAA Climate Prediction Center estimates peg the odds of El Niños return at 50 percent, but many climate scientists think that is a lowball estimate. And there are several indications that if it materializes, this years El Niño could be massive, a lot like the 1997-98 event that was the strongest on record.
(Excerpt) Read more at realclearscience.com ...
We need the rain.
The same "scientists" who are still clinging to manmade global warming that is turning women (especially minority women) into prostitutes and sex slaves?
If this past winter was any indication of what this summer has in store it will be a wet cold summeer.
The earth is cooling. We should raise taxes to stop el nino.
The article excerpted above from realclearscience.com is an excerpted article from wired.com. Here’s the link to the complete article:
There are cult globull climate change scientists (decreasing in numbers) and real climate scientists.
I wonder what www.wattsupwiththis.com has to say about it.
For a more in depth and authoritative read on the subject
Next El Nino is not that certain
Proper link for Watts Up With That?
And here’s an article about El Nino posted April 14; if it’s on Watts’ site, is not tainted with globull climate change idiocy:
In other news, climate-alarmists around the world reacted with remorse at the now-expected end of the California drought, lamenting the loss of all the extreme weather effects and crises resulting from said drought...California officials, in turn, shifted gears and instructed staff to reword pending emergency aid requests (Federal) to replace ‘drought/extreme weather condition’ with ‘flood/excessive precipitation/severe weather effect’...
We are overdue for an El Nino...about every 7-8 years.
Can we go back to the first 30 years of my life when we merely referred to this stuff as “weather”?
Ha, I am still suffering PTSD from being raised in a era of the predicted coming Ice Age...
It reached it's most ridiculous just a couple of days ago when I saw numerous references to a pollen vortex - what the hell? Weather stories and predictions may have jumped the shark at that point.
Probably another La Nada.
Tucson gets nice cool wet summers for El Ninos, hope it’s the biggest ever.
We’re DOOMED I tell you DOOMED. now where did I put my tin foil hat.
Let it rain.
Hey I heard a new one the other night on the local news. They were saying this spring was going to bring in a severe pollen vortex.
I’m not kidding.
Vortex must be the new word of the year. Sounds scary, right?
A series of subtropical storms, collectively called a pineapple express, struck northern California from late December 1996 to early January 1997. December 1996 was one of the wettest Decembers on record. The Klamath River on California's North Coast experienced significant flooding which led to the river permanently changing course in some areas. The Klamath National Forest experienced its worst flood since 1974. Unprecedented flows from rain surged into the Feather River basin while melted snow surged into the San Joaquin River basin. Rain fell at elevations up to 11,000 feet (3,400 m), prompting snow melt. The Cosumnes River, a tributary to the San Joaquin River, bore the brunt of the flooding. Sacramento was spared, though levee failures flooded Olivehurst, Arboga, Wilton, Manteca, and Modesto. Massive landslides in the Eldorado National Forest east of Sacramento closed Highway 50. Damages totaled US$35 million (1997 dollars).
Watersheds in the Sierra Nevada were already saturated by the time three subtropical storms added more than 30 inches (760 mm) of rain in late December 1996 and early January 1997. Levee failures due to breaks or overtopping in the Sacramento River Basin resulted in extensive damages. In the San Joaquin River Basin, dozens of levees failed throughout the river system and produced widespread flooding. The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta also experienced several levee breaks and levee overtopping. 48 counties were declared disaster areas, including all 46 counties in northern California. Over 23,000 homes and businesses, agricultural lands, bridges, roads and flood management infrastructures valued at about $2 billion were damaged. Nine people were killed and 120,000 people were evacuated from their homes. 300 square miles (780 km2) were flooded, including the Yosemite Valley, which flooded for the first time since 1861-62.
I’m thinking La Nada.
Yep. Let’s hope.
The Farmers’ Almanac is calling for a continuation of the drought in the South West. My money is on the FA.
Then it would be a hot dry summer for California. It’s in the 80’s in San Jose and no rain in the forecast. I keep on wondering about fire danger.
I remember some of that. I live in OR and really need the rain, although huge flooding is not desirable. Weather does what it’s going to do.
Fire danger is off the charts already, or soon will be, in the whole dry area.
LOL! Wow! Spanish is so easy!
Yup all ya gotta do is put El in front and O at the end. All I want to know is what they were drinking or smoking when they wrote it.
Are they going to call of the water rationing to make room for all the predicted water ?¿
It rained every freakin’ day for a month. We didn’t pour much concrete for a while.
...and then again maybe not.
So their great prediction is as reliable as a coin toss?
“I predict that there are 50/50 odds of ___________ happening this year, so we must panic accordingly!”
Seriously, how many either/or situations exist?
Children and minorities to be hardest hit.
Algore reported that he and his activist in 1997-1998 stopped El Nino in it’s tracks. “hear roaring ovation from the crowd of idiots”
Maybe we can call on him again to stop el Nino
"I made a 100 million bucks selling the tv channel to Al Jazeera and I'm living the good life"
Can we go back to the first 30 years of my life when we merely referred to this stuff as weather?
Excellent! Those are my thoughts, too!
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