Tahoe snow forecaster explains the El Nino effect

When visiting Southern California, certain assurances can be made: The traffic will be terrible and the daily weather forecast will be unwaveringly predictable (sunny and warm, with a chance of more sun).

So talk of a pending El Nino season has us scratching our heads, wondering, “What exactly does it all mean?”

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Down in the City of Angels (as you’ve cleverly deduced), meteorology isn’t really our thing. So, barring the tedium of deciphering Wikipedia pages, we opted for a more direct approach: Tahoe snow forecaster and self-proclaimed storm chaser Bryan Allegretto’s short report.

If El Nino has any influence on California’s winter, cloudy with a chance of precipitation looks to be the new forecast.

Learn what El Nino patterns mean for potential West Coast snowfall on SNOWBOARDER.

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