The Blob is bac1k
– “‘The Blob’ Is Back: Here’s What It Could Mean for Lower 48”
“Meteorologist Domenica Davis looks at warmer sea surface temperatures in the Pacific Northwest and what it means for the Lower 48.
* A mass of warm water known as “the blob” has returned to the northern Pacific Ocean.
* The expansive dome of high pressure over Alaska allowed the blob to form off the coast.
* The blob is generally associated with warm, dry winters in the West and cold, stormy winters in the East,” by Drew MacFarlane, weather.com.