Winter Outlook

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its winter outlook today and the strengthening La Nina in the Pacific Ocean does not provide a clear signal for what to expect this winter here in Maryland:

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic: equal chances for above-, near-, or below-normal temperatures and precipitation. Winter weather for these regions is often driven not by La Niña but by weather patterns over the northern Atlantic Ocean and Arctic. These are often more short-term, and are generally predictable only a week or so in advance. If enough cold air and moisture are in place, areas north of the Ohio Valley and into the Northeast could see above-average snow

The complete report can be found here:  Winter Outlook

Tom Tasselmyer

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