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11 July 2009

To Quote Randy Quaid in Indep. Day- I'm Back! El Nino Returns

El Nino has returned. The NOAA scientists, who monitor the tropical Pacific, sent out the notice this week. Temperatures in what is called the NINO 3.4 region of the Equatorial tropical Pacific, have increased to the point that we can say an El Nino has begun. (The threshold is an anomaly of .5 C) The official definition is a bit more technical and you can find it on this more …


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