NOAA's Climate Prediction Center
recently issued their outlook for the Autumn months
. Warmer than normal temperatures are favored in all of the nation, especially the Southwest and Northwest. Wetter than average weather is expected from September through November from the Northern Plains to the Southwest and in the Southeast and Middle Atlantic.
Isolated areas of drought development or continuation are possible in a few areas, most notably in the Southern Plains and Northwest.
With El Nino dissipating
, water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean are not expected to influence circulation patterns during this forecast. Climate trends and model forecasts were the main factors in the fall forecast, according to the Climate Prediction Center
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels