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New La Niña forecast puts hurricane season in crosshairs

NOAA’s Climate Forecast System projects La Niña conditions could occur as early as August. (Credit: NOAA)

In a development with big implications for the upcoming hurricane season, two of the world’s major forecasting services are now predicting La Niña conditions in the Tropical Pacific as early as August. 300 more words

Tropical Storms And Hurricanes

Cooling Atlantic could keep a lid on hurricane season

Cooler water temperatures have been filtering down from the north into the tropical Atlantic (above) compared to last month (below). Also, the Gulf of Mexico has cooled considerably relative to normal. 472 more words

Tropical Storms And Hurricanes

NOAA calls for unusually wet weather in Florida through June

Although El Niño conditions are waning, they may stick around long enough to influence precipitation patterns in the southern U.S. through June. (Credit: NOAA/ CPC) 382 more words

Long-range Forecasts

Gusty winds set to peak on Thursday, forecasters say

WINTER TEMPERATURE RANKINGS BY STATE: It was a record warm winter in the U.S., with only two states — Nevada and Utah — turning in normal temperatures for the December through February season. 356 more words

Palm Beach Forecasts

Will the March pattern shift to dry weather continue?

Rainy days were plentiful during the December-February winter months, as this graphic shows. (Credit: NWS-Miami)

Here’s something that doesn’t fit into this winter’s El Niño pattern — a week of above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall. 549 more words

Tropical Storms And Hurricanes

Strong winds forecast to pound Palm Beach coast next week

Wednesday’s forecast shows Florida wedged between high pressure in the Atlantic and a storm system in northeastern Mexico. (Credit: NOAA/ WPC)

March came in like a lamb, but a lion is lurking in the long-range forecast. 308 more words

Palm Beach Forecasts

March is Florida's busiest month for violent tornadoes, Weather Service says

March has the most violent tornadoes, EF2 or higher, in Florida. (Credit: NWS-Tampa)

It’s been a stormy winter throughout the Florida peninsula, typical of a strong El Niño year. 363 more words