Winter Outlook for 2019-2020


    It is finally here! The Winter Outlook for the 2019 – 2020 Winter Season has been published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. We have broken down below the precipitation and temperature outlook for this winter to keep you ahead of the snow and cold.


    PRECIPITATION: Wetter than normal conditions are in the forecast for most of the northern parts of the United States. Drier than usual conditions are expected for areas such as Western California and Eastern Texas and Louisiana. Even Alaska and Hawaii are looking at wetter than normal conditions as well. For Minnesota, we are looking at wetter than normal for precipitation this winter. The map below is the 2019-2020 Winter Outlook produced by NOAA for the 2019 – 2020 Winter Season.

    Winter Precipitation Outlook for 2019 -2020
    Map: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    TEMPERATURES: Except for the midwest, the rest of the country including Alaska and Hawii are looking at warmer than usual temperatures for this winter. Extreme eastern parts of Michigan are also in the warmer than normal zone for this winter. No part of the United States is in a zone to see cooler than normal temperatures this winter. Now, this doesn’t mean we will not get cold or below freezing, this just means the chances for a colder than usual winter is not in the outlook. The map below is the 2019-2020 Winter Outlook produced by NOAA for the 2019– 2020 Winter Season.

    Winter Temperature Outlook for 2019 -2020
    Map: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    FINAL NOTE: Always remember no matter what the outlook says, always be ready for the extreme cold and the extreme snow. We have our Live HD Storm Tracker along with our Forecast page for you to keep ahead of the storm!

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