Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Weather Matters by John Nelander » Blog Archive » Forecasts hint at possible El Niño, good news for 2014 hurricane season

Nice, concise weather forecast from the Shiny Sheet. Not only does it address the long term hurricane forecast, it says that we are going to have rain starting later today through Friday. Click title for link. Here is the first part about the hurricane forecast.
Some potentially good news may be brewing for the 2014 hurricane season. Forecast models are beginning to hint at a developing El Niño in the tropical Pacific Ocean, which could put a lid on tropical storm development in the Atlantic. Last year’s quiet season occurred despite neutral conditions in the Pacific. Dry air, and higher pressures over the Atlantic snuffed storms out or kept them weak.