SST Off Western North America Fall 1997

Or Today!


Comparison of Anomalies - September Peak Local Warming with Present Conditions.

Then NCEP Analysts Changed the Scale to accomodate the great differences:

The seasons first real Blizzard occurred this Late October weekend, across the Rocky Mountains and over Denver area. Cold Arctic air, known as a Mobile Polar High (Leroux 1998), met warm humid air from over a warm, energetic upper ocean - creating the conditions that nurture such Events, as the earth's energy balance is carried out...

However, This is NOT the entire BIG PICTURE