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The Southwest Climate Podcast


Nov 2021 - Monsoon 2021 Roundup

In the November edition of the CLIMAS Southwest Climate Podcast, Mike Crimmins and Zack Guido look back to monsoon 2021 to do a recap of the seasonal totals.  They are joined by Paul Iniguez, the Science and Operations Officer for the National Weather Service office in Phoenix, to take a closer look at the 2021 monsoon, how it stacked up around the region, and to hear a bit more about how the NWS offices work across the monsoon. This is a single focus episode - see the Oct 2021 episode for the normal monthly roundup and recap. Watch this space: for the 2021 monsoon recap from NWS Phoenix, as well as some detailed storm event reports from across the season (and year).

Oct 2021 - Diving into ENSO and the La Niña Double Dip

In the October 2021 edition of the Southwest Climate Podcast, Mike Crimmins and Zack Guido reconvene after a long pause to revisit recent conditions in September and October, dive into what ENSO and La Niña might have in store for the Southwest, and what the Double Dip is and why it’s more likely in back to back La Niñas.  For monsoon fantasy players, they recap the monsoon game and how the leaderboard shook up in the final day in the first segment.  Production note: We recorded two podcasts this week, the standard monthly recap (this podcast) and a monsoon recap extravaganza with Paul Iniguez of the NWS office up in Phoenix.  Look for that monsoon recap podcast in a few days (also in this feed) and keep an eye on the NWS pages for their in-depth monsoon recaps.