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(Some) Of Our Warm Winter Weather Explained, By The New York Times

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Some of this December's unseasonably warm weather was blamed on a weather event known as El Nino. Essentially, warm air in the Pacific is carried...

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Some of this December's unseasonably warm weather was blamed on a weather event known as El Nino. Essentially, warm air  in the Pacific is carried eastward warming temperatures in some areas, and cooling other parts of the country down. 

The New York Times took a crack at explaining the phenomena with a handy video, made last year, when similarly warm weather struck the region.

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A video from the New York Times website explores the weather patterns causing unseasonably warm December temperatures.
A video from the New York Times website explores the weather patterns causing unseasonably warm December temperatures.