El Nino Weakening Promotes Highly Variable U.S. Weather

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:24 AM
Winter weather conditions have fluctuated wildly in the Heartland, a likely consequence of an ebbing El Niño. A powerful storm swept through the Great Plains last week, increasing field moisture in hard red winter wheat country and ending a long stretch of dryness. High amplitude waves in the jet stream have promoted unseasonable wa...