As La Niña Fades, is El Niño on Deck?

The recent weak La Niña episode that prevailed since last fall, has been all but erased. The animation below shows the sea surface temperature anomaly trend »

A Return of the Monsoon for August? La Niña Check, Winter Analogs, and That Pesky PDO

In a good year, August can be one of the wetter months of the year for many of us in Colorado. Right on schedule, we've had »

La Niña Transition & The Monsoon

La Niña Transition Let's see how our transition from El Niño to La Niña is going. We've talked about this a lot during the past several »

El Niño Death and La Niña Birth: What It Could Mean for Colorado

If you frequent Weather5280 this the title of this post is not breaking news. In fact, we've been talking about this transition for several months. Today »

Long-Range Forecast Update: Quiet Pattern Sets in; Wet Spring Ahead?

Let the great meltdown begin! After a great snowstorm this past week, many folks are wanting some warmer weather. Well, if you are one of those »