Guest Post by Bob Tisdale
The recent post at WattsUpWithThat Yes Virginia (and everyone else) there is an El Niño coming was written by Joe Bastardi of WeatherBell Analytics. As a result of that article, Joe and I exchanged a good number of emails. Once again, Joe Bastardi was more than willing to teach from the perspective of a professional meteorologist. Joe took the time on a Sunday afternoon during (U.S.) football season to discuss El Niños and forecasting with me. Thanks, Joe.
The 2014/15 El Niño has to be one for the record books. It has probably been one of the most-observed and most-studied weak El Niño events ever. It started early in the year with a large Kelvin wave (discussed in the first post of this series). Alarmists around the globe began predicting all sorts of mayhem… to be brought on by what they assumed would…
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