La Niña will be strong during the upcoming winter, so does this mean New Jersey will get more than the average amount of snow this year?
EOAS faculty member and N.J. State Climatologist David Robinson told The Star Ledger (nj.com) in the article La Niña has strengthened, what this means for N.J. this winter, “snow is awfully difficult to predict, as just one big storm can make the difference between a boom or bust seasonal total. Still, coastal storms aren’t common in a La Niña winter, and the most common storm track through the eastern Great Lakes tends to transport mild air toward New Jersey,” he added. “Thus snowstorms, if they occur, may be white at the start and then turn to rain. Yes, not uncommon in many a winter, but more likely in a La Niña one.”
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