El Niño and Why We Can’t Predict the Weather

 

By: It’s Okay To Be Smart

Originally published on Oct 5, 2015

Is your weatherman wrong? Blame El Niño.
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What is El Niño? Why can’t we predict the weather? El Niño could be to blame for your ruined weekend plans. Just a few slight changes can drastically shift the weather. Even our smartest meteorologists due to the chaos theory can’t predict weather correctly.
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