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1998: The Year of El Nino in the Southeast

Written by  John Copenhaver

It began as a 'warm spot' in the Pacific Ocean, and grew into a monster that spawned deadly weather events throughout the world. The 1997-98 El Nino will go down in the history books as one of the strongest such phenomena ever recorded; its impact on the southeastern United States, while falling short of the single-event magnitude of a hurricane such as Andrew, will nonetheless be chronicled in the unprecedented string of disasters which have befallen this region since 1998 began with widespread flooding in the state of Florida.