U.S. Winter Outlook: Strong El Niño sets the stage. NOAA Climate Prediction Center – Seasonal Outlook

Strong El Niño conditions remain in place across the equatorial Pacific Ocean as represented by both ocean and atmospheric data. The ongoing El Niño event is expected to peak in strength in late autumn or early winter with seasonal average sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies in the Nino 3.4 region near or exceeding +2.0 degrees … More U.S. Winter Outlook: Strong El Niño sets the stage. NOAA Climate Prediction Center – Seasonal Outlook