There's a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream stalls out over a region. A University of Chicago study explains the blocking phenomenon that has baffled forecasters until now.
World food prices rose in February from the month before, as rising prices for staple grains and dairy products more than balanced out lower values for vegetable oils, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
World food prices fell fractionally in November from the month before, as a sharp rise in sugar and vegetable oil values was largely offset by a fall in dairy, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Despite a wild fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expects a warmer-than-normal winter for the western two-thirds of the U.S. They don’t expect any areas with cooler-than-normal conditions.