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SW Climate Podcast - El Niño Super-Podcast

SW Climate Podcast - El Niño Super-Podcast

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Note: We had server difficulties with our podcast feed - the podcast is posted now, and is also available on iTunes.

In this edition of the CLIMAS Southwest Climate Podcast, Zack Guido and Mike Crimmins focus specifically on El Niño and what we can expect going into this fall and winter, given the "strong" status of this El Niño event.

  • Part 1: A look at the El Niño signal, including a look back at what happened in 2014 (and why El Niño didn't start when we thought it would), as well as a look forward for what El Niño might mean regionally and globally.
  • Part 2: A close look at the 97-98 El Niño event, and what happened in the Southwest during the last "strong" El Niño event...can we expect more of the same?  What might be different?
  • Part 3: A look at the El Niño models going into Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 - How certain are we about increased precipitation this winter?  When might we see this increase?  Any chance for a "boringly average" year, despite the El Niño signal?

We'll be back at the end of September with a Monsoon recap, as well as up to date information regarding El Niño and what this might mean for the Southwest in 2015-2016.