It’s more like an El Yawño than an El Niño, but it’s here. At last.
That was the news from the Climate Prediction Center yesterday. After a year of teasing us, it looks like the Pacific Ocean has finally shifted over to weak El Niño conditions.
If it were a normal El Niño, this would probably be good news for moisture-starved California. But this is no normal El Niño. It’s really an El Yawño.
That’s because conditions in the Pacific Ocean have just barely crossed the El Niño thresho