El Niño

A satellite image shows a tropical depression spinning between the Bahamas and Florida. Depression
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John McDevitt
August 10, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year's Atlantic hurricane season has the potential to be a very dangerous one, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's updated outlook reports. Scientists predict that there is now a 45 percent chance of an above-normal hurricane season...
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Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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2018 season may get an early start
May 24, 2018 - 8:31 pm
By Taylor Ward, CNN (CNN) -- The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, when 17 named storms formed and three major hurricanes struck US soil -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said Thursday. Ten to...
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