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El Nino or La Nina? Wait and See.

The federal government is forecasting a mild La Nina. Local meteorologists aren't sure.

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Storms are fickle. That’s what local meteorologists are saying to Californians who are eager to label the winter El Nino or La Nina. Past La Ninas have resulted in both dry and very wet winters—and skiers everywhere are waiting with bated breath and waxed boards.