El Niño gone/ La Niña here Winter 2016-2017 is upon the Dayton region, and from the looks of things it’s likely to be very different winter than winter 2015-2016. A major reason for the change is the strong El Niño conditions which persisted throughout winter 2015-2016 are gone. La Niña conditions have taken their place. … Continue reading Hoping for a mild, dry winter? You might be disappointed
What’s ahead for our region’s weather?
By Mike Ekberg, Manager for Water Resources Monitoring and Analysis In my August 1, blogpost, “Climate Change: Is It Real?” we noted that our climate is always changing. Some people want to debate the cause, but that’s not nearly as important as planning for the changes that are expected. A warming trend will amplify the extremes … Continue reading What’s ahead for our region’s weather?
Climate Change: Is It Real?
By Mike Ekberg, Manager for Water Resources Monitoring and Analysis Is climate change for real? Is the world getting warmer, or is all this talk about a warming climate just a bunch of hooey? Let’s consider some recent findings. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), June 2016 was the warmest June ever recorded … Continue reading Climate Change: Is It Real?