ClimateCenter: La Niña Update
The currents around the equator in the Pacific Ocean are cooler than average this year, which means we are experiencing the phenomenon known as La Niña. This oceanic and atmospheric cycle can bring good weather conditions, or poor ones, depending on where you live and your point of view.
Ski resort owners in the Pacific Northwest may be among those who are smiling at the news of La Ni
ña winter. Dr. Heidi Cullen explains.