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Heavy Rain And Flood Threat Continues For California, Critical Fire Weather Over The Plains, Wintry Conditions For The Midwest

Active weather pattern will continue across the U.S. into the weekend. Heavy rain with the continued risk of burn scar flooding will persist into Friday over central and southern California. Over the Plains and Desert Southwest, dry conditions will lead to extremely critical fire weather into Saturday. Another storm will produce snow and ice from the Plains to the Midwest into the weekend. Read More >

PEAC Background Information

Service Areas

The US-Affiliated Pacific Island (USAPI) areas in PEAC's primary service area include:


PEAC produces and distributes many information products related to ENSO and it's affects on the Pacific Islands. The Pacific ENSO Update quarterly newsletter is published every mid-January, May, August and October. Special edition bulletins are distributed at the Editor's discretion.

Seasonal sea level forecasts are issued in each quarterly edition of the Pacific ENSO Update newsletter. Additional sea level information will be available on the PEAC Sea Level page (coming soon).

General climate information (including average seasonal rainfall) for each of the USAPI areas can be found by clicking on the desired location on the map.

Cooperative Partnerships

The Pacific ENSO Applications Climate Center works closely with similar international programs in the Pacific region, including the climate programs at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, the National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in New Zealand, and the South Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) climate office in Western Samoa.