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El Nino

Snow
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Weather variability and climate both contribute to winters in southeast Michigan.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU’s David Fair explores what kind of winter we may see and what factors play into the forecasts with University of Michigan professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, Dr. Richard Rood.


Monarch Butterfly
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The monarch butterfly is one of the most iconic images in nature.  Yet, the species is not as strong in number as many believe.  In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks to Nicole Muench, habitat and education coordinator for the National Wildlife Federation, about efforts to save the monarch butterfly from extinction.


Warmer Temperatures, Less Snow Expected This Winter

Oct 16, 2015
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association

 El Niño will continue affecting the weather in Michigan this winter.

 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its winter weather outlook for the U.S. today.