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.