A La Nina climate pattern has arrived and is likely to persist through the winter, according to a Nov. 9, 2017 advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center.
Scientists say there is a greater than 50 percent chance that La Nina will also be in place February through April 2018.
This is the second winter in a row with a La Nina weather pattern, and like last year, forecasters expect this one to be weak.
Follow this link to read more about La Nina and how it means for weather in your region.
Reduced rainfall increases the need for more water conservation efforts!