NOAA warns La Niña has a 75% chance of plaguing the US with hurricanes and ...

La Niña is here! NOAA spots conditions of the weather phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean that has a 75% chance of plaguing the US with hurricanes and droughts through the winter NOAA has observed  La Niña conditions in the Pacific as of last month Surface temperatures dropped to 26.6 egress Fahrenheit over the past weeks This weather pattern is known to bring hurricanes and droughts with it There is a 75% chance that  La Niña will continue through the winter 

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com

Published: 16:59 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 17:20 BST, 10 September 2020

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Parts of the US are battling wildfires, while others are cleaning up after the strongest hurricane to hit in 160 years - but a new report suggests more extreme weather could be on the horizon.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sent out a warning that La Niña conditions were present in the Pacific Ocean last month and is set to make its way to the US.

This weather phenomenon forms by a build-up of below average cooler water that lowers surface temperatures - experts observed the surface at 26.6 degrees Fahrenheit over the past few weeks.

NOAA says there is a 75 percent chance of La Niña continuing through the Northern hemisphere winter until early 2021, which could bring more hurricanes and droughts to areas.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sent out a warning that La Niña conditions were present in the Pacific Ocean last month and are set to make its way to the US. The western region could see less rain, while the Atlantic states may be hit with hurricanes

NOAA observed below-average temperatures stretching across the central and eastern regions of the Pacific Ocean in August, along with atmospheric circulation anomalies hanging over the surface - the sure sign La Niña has arrived. 

The weather patterns is known to release dry weather in the west, powerful hurricanes in the Atlantic and flooding to other parts of the world like Australia and South America.

Ryan Truchelut, president of Weather Tiger LLC, told Bloomberg: ‘We’re already in a bad position, and La Nina puts us in a situation where fire-weather conditions persist into November and possibly even December.’

‘It is exacerbating existing heat and drought issues.’

This weather phenomenon forms by a build-up of below average cooler water that lowers surface temperatures - experts observed the surface at 26.6 degrees Fahrenheit over the past few weeks

This weather phenomenon forms by a build-up of below average cooler water that lowers surface temperatures - experts observed the surface at 26.6 degrees Fahrenheit over the past few weeks

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