Posts tagged: La Niña

Dry Weather Predicted for Southwest, March through May

Prospects for drier-than-normal conditions for both March 2012 and March-May 2012 are elevated over the Southwest, the southern and central High Plains, the immediate Gulf Coast, and Florida, according to the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center.

Thursday March 8th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »

Ranchers, Farmers Cautiously Optimistic about Rains

Heavy rains in Central and East Texas and soaking rains in West Texas fell the last two days. Some occasional showers and light but soaking rains have occurred since the first of the year with the latest rains doing a lot of good in West Texas and actually causing some minor flash flooding in the […]

Saturday February 18th, 2012 in , , , , , | No Comments »

NWS: La Niña to Dissipate by May 2012

End-of-2011 predictions called for the La Niña Pacific Ocean phenomenon to prolong extreme drought conditions in areas of North America through 2012. But now, the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting a transition to “ENSO-neutral conditions during March-May 2012.” ENSO stands for El Niño/Southern Oscillation

Wednesday February 15th, 2012 in , , , , | No Comments »