But will La Niña last for long?
After much anticipation, La Niña is finally here.
During October and now into November, cooler than normal sea surface temperatures indicative of this weather-altering phenomenon have been stretching across most of the eastern and central equatorial Pacific Ocean.
Here’s a summary of the situation from today’s update by the Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service:
. . . the forecaster consensus favors the continuation of weak La Niña