Weakening La Niña Likely Means Stormy Northwest Weather Next Winter

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Summary: ‘April showers bring May flowers,’ or so the saying goes. Like Groundhog Day or dozens of sayings you can find cataloged in a Farmer’s Almanac , it’s part of the weather-related folklore that’s been passed down for generations. They hold some truth. But most meteorologists prefer more scientific observations. For long-term forecasting, the ENSO - or " El Niño Southern Oscillation " - provides some of the most reliable guidance on what kind of weather to expect in winter.