This article is great for a close read to satisfy your principals Reading in the Content request. Your reading coach will be impressed when they see this Lexiled (1120L, 1400+ words) article written to meet the grade band text complexity requirements for Common Core. If you are really sneaky, your ELA team may use this in the language arts block and support science. How's that for integration. :)
SC.6.E.7.3 Describe how global patterns such as the jet stream and ocean currents influence local weather in measurable terms such as temperature, air pressure, wind direction and speed, and humidity and precipitation.