The weather pattern known as El Nino has ended. So what does that mean for Colorado?
With El Nino ending, temperatures in the Pacific Ocean have cooled and that could mean less snow this winter in Colorado.
When El Nino is occurring, there’s a larger area of warm sea conditions. This adds warmth, moisture and energy to the atmosphere. This energy impacts the weather here in Colorado.
There are other factors that come into play when predicting winter snowfall, right now, forecasters are calling for an average winter in the Colorado mountains.