Discussion

La Niņa has brought some surprises

Updated: March 11, 2011, 10:29 AM ET
By Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

In the simplest terms, a La Niņa season -- which we're currently experiencing -- means changing ocean temperatures near the equator, which should bring more precipitation to the northwestern U.S. and a drier winter to the southwestern states. La Niņa doesn't affect the East Coast of the U.S. as significantly as the West.

And although this winter has brought some of what was expected, it's also brought a fair share of surprises. "La Niņa and El Niņo shift the odds but they ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE ACTION SPORTS HEADLINES