Pacific 'blob'' affecting Northwest weather has grown

April 11, 2015 2:24 AM

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Pacific 'blob'' affecting Northwest weather has grown

SEATTLE - It showed up over the winter of 2013/2014 - a massive blob of unusually warm water in the northeastern Pacific Ocean west of Washington and south of Alaska.

The blob is about four to five degrees Fahrenheit warmer than what the Pacific is typically, and that's influencing our weather on land.

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