Mike Halpert, from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, is here today to answer our questions about El Niño, how its forecasting process works, just how likely we are to see El Niño come up again this year, and what that might mean.
Thousands of employees of the National Weather Service are currently working through the US government shutdown, but don't know when they're getting paid. And someone from the Anchorage office has expressed their displeasure in a secret message hidden in the forecast discussion.
George Gallup Jr., the son of Gallup Poll founder George Gallup died of liver cancer last week at the age of 81. Gallup Jr. wrote a book with William Proctor in 1984 titled Forecast 2000 that contained numerous predictions about the future of the United States. Gallup Jr., coming from a tradition of opinion polls,…
Accu-Weather released its winter weather forecast for 2011-2012 and it doesn't look good for those in the northern half of the US. Record cold temps and abundant snowfall are forecast for the region.
The Axial Seamount is an undersea volcano located 250 miles off the Oregon coast. It's one of the most active underwater volcanoes in the world, and it's just started erupting. For the first time ever, scientists saw that eruption coming.
In case you don't have a Wii yet, here's a video tour of the Wii Forecast Channel's swoopy 3D globe.
Interesting tidbits coming out today about potential partnerships between Sony and Microsoft later this year and the sales forecast for the PS3.