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2015 December

California: Waiting for El Nino

The title should read ’Waiting for El Nino-enhanced precipitation’ to affect the state since this, so far, has yet to occur. However, hopefully this will be the last blog I write for a while concerning how dry California has been these past years: a series of storms are now taking aim at the state and, perhaps, the beginning to the end of California’s drought nightmare is at hand. Nevertheless, there is an item of concern: previous strong/very strong El Ninos brought heavy early season rain and snow to the state during their respective Novembers. This has not happened this time around. Here are the details.

weatherhistorian, • 10:02 PM GMT on December 09, 2015