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NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, Nov. 19

Experts recap October, provide climate outlooks through February incorporating the influence of El Niño
November 17, 2015

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On Thursday, NOAA climate and weather experts will be available to discuss key findings from NOAA's October U.S. & global climate analyses, as well as discuss the latest forecast for El Niño and how that might influence this winter season. These new temperature and precipitation forecasts will update NOAA's winter outlook from Oct. 15.

El Niño developed in March 2015 and has become one of the strongest in recent times. NOAA forecasters predict it will likely to peak in the northern hemisphere winter, and gradually weaken through late spring/early summer 2016. El Niño is known to exert a strong influence on climate patterns, particularly during winter.

 

Thursday, November 19, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. EST

 
  • Ahira Sánchez-Lugo, climate scientist, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information-Climate Monitoring Branch
     
  • Jon Gottschalck, chief, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center-Operational Prediction Branch
 

Conference call (slides will accompany call, see below):

  • Presentations
  • Questions and Answers
     
 

1. Dial into the conference call

  • 1-888-606-7034 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
  • 1-517-308-9363 International (toll)
  • Passcode: "CLIMATE"

2. View slides at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately one hour before teleconference)

 
 

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