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  • Forecasters predict 70 percent chance of El Niño by summer

    Forecasters predict 70 percent chance of El Niño by summer
    Australian meteorologists predict a 70 percent chance El Niño will develop this year, higher than the 50 percent odds U.S. forecasters called for last month.
  • El Niño showing signs of further development

    El Niño showing signs of further development
    El Niño has shown signs of further development since forecasters issued a watch for the global climate pattern a month ago. Observations of Pacific Ocean surface temperatures along the equator show warm water being pushed deeper, according to the...

    El Niño watch issued, with global climate pattern possible by summer or fall

    El Niño watch issued, with global climate pattern possible by summer or fall
    The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center on Thursday placed the globe on El Niño watch, with a 50 percent chance of the global climate pattern developing by summer or fall. El Nino is characterized by above-average Pacific Ocean...

    Panama Canal opened markets for Carroll farmers [Column]

    The Panama Canal officially opened on Aug. 14, 1914, when the SS Ancon sailed the newly constructed 48-mile waterway from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean. That path linking the two bodies of water on the Isthmus of Panama is mentioned a number of...

    Beyond Cancun: Four undiscovered Mexican getaways

    Beyond Cancun: Four undiscovered Mexican getaways
    Think Mexico is only for spring breakers on a beach, coconut drink and pink umbrella in hand? Think again. Adventurous visitors willing to branch out from well-traveled haunts like Puerto Vallarta or the Riviera Maya will be rewarded with singular...