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El Niño Goes To Sleep As La Niña Awakens, Scientists Say

Salvador Rivera, Fox5 News

SAN DIEGO — The water temperature along the equator in the Pacific Ocean is cooling off, which means the El Niño weather phenomenon and its anticipated storms in Southern California are fading fast.

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service are baffled as to why the predicted big rains stayed away.

“The scientific research community is going to try and figure out why the precipitation  didn’t materialize much like ’97 through ’98 and ’83,” said Philip Gonsalves with the National Weather Service.

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