1997_El_Nino_TOPEX

The strong El Nino that no one talked about

El Nino visualization (NOAA) Back in the winter of 1982-83 a very strong El Nino brought heavy rainfall across the western United States and a very warm winter across much of the Midwest.  Scientists knew very little about what El Nino was and how it effect global weather patterns. Now armed with the current knowledge scientists have they can see what impact this pattern has had and continues to have on global climate changes. Here’s more on the El Nino that no one talked about.