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November 24, 2015

Southeast El Nino Fact Sheet

A strong El Niño event has been affecting weather around the globe, and it will continue to do so through Northern Hemisphere winter 2015–2016 according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. El Niño can have a wide variety of effects including lowering or raising temperatures, increasing or decreasing precipitation, extending or reducing drought conditions, enhancing or lowering risk for tropical cyclones, and increasing the potential for coral bleaching.

Explore the Southeast regional El Niño Impacts and Outlooks Assessments here.