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Forecasters: Weak El Niño Arrives

  

When it comes to the weather and your favorite sitcom, it's better late than never.

The National Weather Service says after months of will they or won't they, conditions between the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere finally developed a connection that meteorologists predicted last fall.

The result? A weak El Niño Southern Oscillation. It will mean more showers near the international date line but the weather service says it is not a good predictor of rain and snow in Northern California.

Forecasters do not expect a significant impact on the drought.

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Cody Drabble

Morning Edition and Insight Producer

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. When Drabble isn't at Capital Public Radio or on assignment for the SN&R, he spends his time hiking with his schipperke.  Read Full Bio