Recently the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released an official winter forecast for 2016-2017 in particular. In more detail to this aspect in general this particular forecast itself is calling for a varied winter season being ahead of us with a lot of places in the northern hemisphere potentially receiving some heavy moisture and snow.
- This forecast is calling for a varied winter season ahead, with many places in the Northern Hemisphere potentially receiving heavy moisture and snow.
- The Climate Prediction Center issued a La Nina watch this month, predicting the climate phenomenon is likely to develop in late fall or early winter.
- Snow forecasts are dependent upon the strength and track of winter storms, which are generally not predictable more than a week in advance.
“The latest NOAA forecast indicates that a smaller La Niña weather phenomena is in the works, which could create heavy snowfall for northern states. This season is already showing signs of being strong, as mountains in the PNW, Colorado, Utah, California, and Canada have already been getting hit with snow.”