Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 21, 2010

La Nina is Coming

There is mounting evidence for a strong La Nina season.

This means less rain on the west coasts of North and South America. This raises the possibility an increased hurricane season for the Atlantic Ocean.  The cooling Pacific Ocean means less rainfall for California; this is especially true for the southern part of the state and possibly even the Sierra Nevada.  To read more go these stories:

Growing La Nina Chills out the Pacific Science Daily
Return of La Niña
Nature News
La Nina could revive California drought
Fresno Bee
The Dry Garden: Predictions of La Niña winter
LA Times
Strengthening La Nina could mean more hurricanes
Seattle Times

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