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NBC 7 Weather Special: Forecasting El Nino

Weather Team 7 breaks down everything you need to know about El Nino in San Diego

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    NBC 7 meteorologist Jodi Kodesh explains El Nino conditions over the past few years, including conditions amid California’s historic drought. Currently, a strong El Nino is present, and it is strengthening. So, what brings the rain to Southern California during this weather phase? Kodesh shares details in part 1 of our Forecasting El Nino special. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015)

    NBC 7’s weather team takes an in-depth look at El Nino, and what these conditions could mean for San Diego in the coming months in our NBC 7 special, “Forecasting El Nino.”

    El Nino by the Numbers: Part 2 of Forecasting El NinoEl Nino by the Numbers: Part 2 of Forecasting El NinoIn this second part of our “Forecasting El Nino” special, NBC 7 meteorologist Dagmar Midcap discusses El Nino by the numbers, including ocean and sea surface temperatures as they pertain to El Nino strengthening. Predictions indicate El Nino will likely bring a rainy winter to San Diego and conditions may even persist through spring 2016. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015)

    NBC 7 meteorologists Jodi Kodesh and Greg Bledsoe, along with weathercasters Whitney Southwick, Dagmar Midcap and Vanessa Herrera discuss El Nino in the clips below. Click on each one for more information:

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    The El Nino Experience: Part 3 of Forecasting El NinoThe El Nino Experience: Part 3 of Forecasting El NinoNBC 7 meteorologist Whitney Southwick knows what its’ like to report and forecast during an El Nino phase. In this third part of our “Forecasting El Nino” special, Southwick shares details – and incredible images – of what past El Ninos have brought to San Diego County, including flooding, heavy rain, snow and huge changes to our coastlines and beaches. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015)

    The El Nino Experience Preparation: Part 4 of Forecasting El NinoThe El Nino Experience Preparation: Part 4 of Forecasting El NinoIn this fourth part of Forecasting El Nino, NBC 7’s Vanessa Herrera explains how San Diego County residents must prepare for a potentially wet winter. She notes how the El Nino in the 1990s led to major flooding because not everyone was properly prepared. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015)

    The El Nino Experience Landscape: Part 5 of Forecasting El NinoThe El Nino Experience Landscape: Part 5 of Forecasting El NinoNBC 7’s Greg Bledsoe shows how the unusually warm waters triggered by El Nino have changed the Southern California landscape. Orca whales, hammerhead sharks and marlins, not commonly seen off San Diego’s coast have already been spotted this year. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015)

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