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October 19, 2017
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Forecasts say a La Niña climate event is likely to occur in the tropical Pacific during winter 2017-18. How will this "upstream" event affect U.S. temperature, precipitation, and drought? 

October 12, 2017

ENSO forecasters are maintaining the La Niña Watch, but not declaring La Niña, as we wait for the tropical Pacific to settle down.

Satellite image of smoke from wildfires
October 11, 2017
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California's second-wettest winter and hottest summer primed the state for devastating wildfires in October 2017.