The Weather Guys explain the ‘Triple-Dip’ La Niña

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
People paddle a boat through a flooded street
People paddle through a flooded street at Windsor on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia, July 5, 2022. The U.N. weather agency is predicting the phenomenon known as La Niña is poised to last through the end of this year, a mysterious “triple dip” — the first this century — caused by three straight years of its effect on climate patterns like drought and flooding worldwide. Mark Baker, File/AP Photo

El Niño and La Niña are what we call year-to-year variations in sea surface level temperatures. La Niña has returned for the past three years. We talk about what the global phenomenon means for the weather in the Midwest. Plus, we talk about first freeze predictions.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Steve Ackerman Guest
  • Jon Martin Guest

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