While May has gotten off to a wet and warm start, it may not be an indicator of the weather we can expect this summer. In fact, the summer forecast may be a little cooler and wetter than normal. State Climatologist
Jim Angel says the National Weather Service is out with its latest predictions.
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There are equal chances for above or below normal temps for the lower two-thirds of the state over the summer. Angel says a strong El Nino effect is developing that will be driving the cooler and rainier weather.
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