Tim’s 2017-2018 Washington DC Area Winter Forecast

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After a very active Hurricane Season and one of the warmest and driest October’s on record what can we expect this upcoming Winter across the National Capital Region?

For potential clues, I pulled past weak La Nina Winter seasons (12 analog years) and looked at temperature and precipitation anomalies that followed during November through March.  The image above shows a blend of global temperature anomalies from twelve previous October’s when weak La Nina conditions were developing across the Equatorial Pacific.  Notice the warmer than average temperatures in October stretching across the Great Lakes into the Mid-Atlantic and New England.

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