Warm water in Pacific could cook Idaho’s salmon and steelhead

Idaho Statesman: History says the situation could be disastrous for Idaho's salmon and steelhead. A mass of warm water thousands of square miles in size that reached 74 degrees Fahrenheit on the surface last summer is being called "the blob." But scientists say it's too early to tell if it's short-term phenomena or a sign of a longer trend. Surface temperatures are 3 degrees higher than normal. "Since it's outside of anybody's experience, we don't know what to expect," said Bill Peterson, an oceanographer with......

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