10/09/2023, 7:57 pm EDT

Weird El Nino Likely to Peak End of Year, Dissipate Next Year

The JUL/AUG multivariate ENSO index (MEI) failed to indicate evolution of an El Nino climate despite the robust oceanic El Nino presence across the equatorial East Pacific. Consequently, adjustments of the ENSO 2023-24 forecast considering MEI indicate that despite a robust warm equatorial East Pacific SSTA regime continuing to strengthen during Q4/2023, the attendant El Nino climate is likely moderate.
10/05/2023, 8:02 am EDT

Looks Warmer Than Normal for the High Demand PJM Sector for Winter Ahead

The NOV-MAR 2023-24 cold season monthly HDD forecast for selected cities within the PJM-East and PJM-West zones are warmer than normal. Due to the tendency of warmer than normal climate across the Northern U.S. during an El Nino winter, deviations from the current forecast favor warmer (not colder) solutions.
10/02/2023, 7:55 am EDT

Rainstorm Victoria/New South Wales; Heavy Rain for Southeast Brazil

In Australia, an unusually intense “renegade” low pressure area is forecast off the Southeast Australia Coast by early Thursday with central pressure 983 MB. Pressure that low will cause minimal hurricane wind gust potential across eastern Victoria and south coastal New South Wales. In this zone, 2-5 in. of rain is expected. The 15-day outlook continues to project a confined area of very heavy rain across Southeast Brazil.
09/29/2023, 5:09 am EDT

Low Water on The Mississippi River Worsening

400 river level gauges are below “low water” on the Mississippi River due to the 2023 drought in parts of the Central U.S. The condition which is threatening the water supply for October harvest and barge travel along the Mississippi is worsening. The latest 15-day outlook by ECM ENS indicates mostly dry weather continuing in the Mississippi Valley.