6 July 2015 Weather and Climate Report - NOAA Updates July Outlook


Written by Sig Silber

The end of month update only covers the following month but sometimes that data also provides clues with respect to subsequent months - and I think that is the case this time. Also July does not appear to be evolving exactly as projected in the June 30 Update and involves a fairly complicated pattern change. Thus confidence in the second week of the 6 - 14 Day Outlook is less than usual. Meteorological Agencies continue to project that this El Nino will strengthen and hang around for a while but I will discuss why I think it is a short-timer. The North American Monsoon appears to be developing a bit further west than earlier predicted. So there is nothing major to discuss but there are a number of different issues which will impact weather where you live.

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What We Read Today 06 July 2015

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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Gasoline Prices for Week Ending 06 July 2015 Again Fell Almost 1 Cent

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