This video summarizes NOAA's winter outlook for temperature, precipitation, and drought for the 2020-21 winter. La Niña is underway in the tropical Pacific, tilting the odds toward a warm, dry winter for the southern tier of the country and a wetter-than-average winter for parts of the North. Maps available @ climate.gov/Winter2020.

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