Climate Impacts

From changes in cooling degree days to the local effects of El Niño, the Local Climate Analysis Tool helps meteorologists and others understand the connection between global climate and local impacts.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

  • Weather in the Southeast this fall and winter is keeping up with the dry part of the typical La Niña pattern. Precipitation across most of the Southeast was "below" or "much below" normal for October-December.

  • Mark Eakin, a coral reef specialist and Coordinator of NOAA’s Coral ReefWatch program, discusses coral bleaching in the Caribbean in 2010.