La Niña coming to a winter near you

La Niña coming to a winter near you

(YouTube – casanever85) NO, Chris Farley! It’s not El Niño time. The ENSO (El Niño-Southern Oscillation) is pointing to the other one this season… La Niña… and that means much of the northern United States is in for a cooler winter this...
Much Needed Moisture in the Western U.S.

Much Needed Moisture in the Western U.S.

Snowy Sierra This was the view from highway 267 at Northstar Drive in California, which showed a pretty snowy scene early Monday morning. (Image courtesy: CalTrans) Monday Morning Radar A fairly heavy plume of Pacific Moisture was working into the Central California...
Record El Niño?

Record El Niño?

The El Niño conditions in the Pacific have been increasing for the past couple months and some scientists believe that this could be one of the strongest El Niño instances on record. So what exactly is El Niño and how does it affect the United States? Let’s dive...