Posted October 29, 2018 09:28:28El Niño weather has been in the news for years now, but now we have a much better understanding of what’s coming next.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says it expects the first of three El Niños to begin by late summer, followed by a period of dry weather until late fall.
The next one will begin by mid-October, and the third by mid December.
In recent weeks, the temperature in the continental United States has been averaging about 7 degrees Fahrenheit above normal, and scientists say the odds are that we’re in for another strong El Niño in the coming weeks and months.
The National Weather Service in Boulder, Colorado says it will likely see a little rain during this time, which could increase the risk of flooding and the potential for more droughts.
The forecast is similar to what we’ve seen in the past, with the possibility of a little wind in the area.
Weather stations will begin monitoring moisture in the atmosphere and the ground in Colorado by midweek.
The NOAA forecast is more aggressive than what we saw earlier this year, when the forecast was for just a couple days of rain.
This year, we expect to see a lot more rain, more wind, and perhaps a little snow, according to the National Weather System.
A new forecast, released Thursday, shows that the next month could be even drier than we saw in late June and early July, but that could also lead to another El Niño.
The model forecasts that the El Niño could start in mid-November, and that the period of drought could last until late February.
The forecast does not specify when that might be.
It’s possible the next big El Niño will start in February or March, but the forecast doesn’t indicate when that could happen.
The model predicts that there could be an additional 3-5 inches of rain in the next four months, and more than 5 inches of snow, along with a wind chill of -15 degrees or colder.