NOAA: La Niña likely for upcoming winter season – Drought expected to persist in California

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center issued the U.S. Winter Outlook today, saying that La Nina is expected to influence winter conditions this year. The Climate Prediction Center issued a La Nina watch this month, predicting the climate seasonal weather [fixed, AW] phenomenon is likely to develop in late fall or early winter. La Nina favors…

This infrared image of Super Typhoon Haima was taken on Oct. 18 at 12:40 p.m. EDT (1640 UTC) and showed that the coldest temperature around the eyewall was around 220 Kelvin (-63F/-53C) indicating very powerful thunderstorms with the capability to generate very heavy rainfall.
CREDIT Credits: UW-Madison/SSEC, William Straka III

Super Typhoon Haima – headed for the Philipines

From the NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER NASA analyzes Typhoon Haima in visible and infrared light NASA satellite data provided a look at Super Typhoon Haima in visible and infrared light to show the extent and strength of the storm. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite provided an…