MCD monitoring winter weather systems whether mild or wild

Like it or not, winter 2018 – 2019 is upon us. What kind of winter can we expect in the Miami Valley this year? Will it be cold and snowy, or mild and dry? It’s hard to say, according to the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA). The go-to signs that often signal winter weather … Continue reading MCD monitoring winter weather systems whether mild or wild

El Niño 2015/16: A recap

El Niño contributed to a mild winter in the Miami Valley By Mike Ekberg, water resources monitoring and analysis manager If you thought the region got off easy this winter, you’d be right.  And you can thank El Niño. El Niños  produce drier and warmer than normal winters El Niño affects weather worldwide by changing … Continue reading El Niño 2015/16: A recap

Winter 2016 and “The Mother of all El Niños”

El Niño is getting a lot of media attention these days being blamed for floods, famine, and the spread of diseases. This year’s El Niño is shaping up to be one of the stronger, if not the strongest, El Niño in history. In fact, it’s drawing comparisons to the 1997 El Niño event, which is … Continue reading Winter 2016 and “The Mother of all El Niños”