Friday, November 18, 2005

NAO now negative

Credit: Gary Bates, Climate Diagnostics Center
The North Atlantic Oscillation is now negative and is forecasted to remain negative for the forseeable future (up to 2 weeks). What does that mean for Philadelphia?

(a) Colder Weather

(b) Increased Potential for storms

Full site from Columbia University that talks about the NAO, what it is, forecasts, and impacts. Also, another more technical read from the University of Reading in the UK.