Hurricane season hit its official peak Thursday and the year so far can perhaps be best summed up this way: El Nino, you da man!
The nickname for the global weather pattern, which rapidly formed in June and has hung tough since, translates as "the boy,'' of course. But clearly a promotion is in order, given its calming influence on the tropics.
"It's shaping up kind of the way we thought it would,'' said James Franklin, chief of hurricane specialists at the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
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