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2011-02-03 07:25:42

Millions of Americans are dealing with an above average year for storms as an atmospheric phenomenon continues to churn in the eastern Pacific Ocean with little chance of dissipating soon. The current winter storm -- being called the blizzard of 2011 -- is possibly a product of the La Nina phenomenon that has been affecting the tropical Pacific Ocean for the past several months, the same phenomenon that is being blamed for the devastating floods and storms battering eastern Australia. Here...

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2009-10-16 06:25:00

The Southeastern United States will have a colder, wetter winter season this year, while warmer conditions will prevail in the Midwest and Northern U.S., according to the 2009 Winter Outlook released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). "El Niño in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean is expected to be a dominant climate factor that will influence the December through February winter weather in the United States," said the...


Word of the Day
pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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