FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its winter outlook Thursday morning.
La Niña developed in the eastern Pacific in the past few months.
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Even though this happens along the equator, it impacts the weather here in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
You can read more about that here.
According to the winter outlook, the Midwest has equal chances of above average and below average temperatures from December to February.
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The southern half of the United States and along the east coast, temperatures are forecasted to be above average.
The Pacific Northwest and the northern Great Plains temperatures are expected to be below average.
Above average precipitation is forecasted for the Midwest, the northern Great Plains, and Pacific Northwest.
In addition to the above average temperatures, below average precipitation is expected for the southern half of the United States.
Drought conditions are going to grow in some areas of the country.
The western half of the country is expected to see the drought conditions expand.
You can read from the report here.