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A Major Coastal Storm For The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic This Weekend

A major storm is expected intensify over the weekend along the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic coasts and deliver a number of weather impacts. Heavy rain and flooding is possible across eastern North Carolina. High wind warnings are in effect from eastern North Carolina into southeast Virginia, may produce power outages. Also, a variety of marine hazards are in effect, including coastal flooding concerns. Read More >

ENSO Teleconnections

 

     El Niño  La Niña

 


 

What Are the Impacts of El Niño/La Niña?

 

 Global Precipitation Impacts During El Niño and La Niña

The effects of ENSO are often called teleconnections, emphasizing that changing conditions in one part of the world can affect areas far from the source.

Global ENSO Impacts

 U.S. Impacts

The impacts of ENSO on the United States are most noticeable in the cold season.

El Niño   La Niña

 Narratives About El Niño and La Niña Impacts (from CPC)

The Climate Prediction Center discusses how weather patterns are affected by ENSO.

 Risk of Seasonal Climate Extremes (from ESRL)

Will your area have an increased or decreased risk of temperature or precipitation extremes?

 


 

Composites - Local Impacts

 

 Temperature/Precipitation Impacts by ENSO Phase

 Temperature/Precipitation Probabilities During La Niña

 Box and Whiskers Analysis by Climate Division

 Complete Suite of Composites

 Selectable ENSO Response (from ESRL)

  El Niño Impacts on Texas

 


 

Other Impact/Teleconnection Links

 

 CPC's ENSO Impacts Page

  Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)