El Nino winter forecasted
Last updated 10/12/2023 at 9:38am
DAVENPORT — Local meteorologists are predicting a shift in climate patterns for the 2023-24 winter season. The National Weather Service is expecting an “El Nino” winter, which could lead to warmer-than-normal temperatures and less snow than normal.
According to Spokane-based NWS lead forecaster Jon Fox, an El Nino pattern would be a shift from the last three winters, which were all El Nina patterns creating colder-than-average temperatures and higher precipitation amounts.
“We’re really expecting an El Nino pattern across all of Washington,” Fox said.
Davenport averages about...