The latest 30 and 90 -day weather outlooks were released by the Climate Prediction Center. The January temperature outlook calls for the northern U.S. from Montana eastward will have below normal temperatures. Above normal temperatures are expected in the pacific northwest and into northern California, southern Texas and central and southern Florida. The rest of the U.S. will have normal temperatures.
The January precipitation outlook calls for above normal precipitation from southeast Oklahoma, central and eastern Texas and most of the southeastern U.S. Below normal precipitation is expected in western Washington and western Oregon. The rest of the U.S. will have normal precipitation chances.
The 90 day weather outlook for January through March calls for above normal temperatures in a good portion of the southern U.S. and as far north as southwest Kansas. Below normal temperatures are expected in the northern plains. The rest of the U.S. is expected to have normal temperatures.
The 90 day precipitation outlook calls for above normal precipitation chances across most of the northern U.S. as far south as the northern two-thirds of Nebraska, Iowa and northeastern half of Missouri. Below normal precipitation chances expected from southern and southwestern Texas, southern New Mexico, Arizona and California. The rest of the country is expecting normal precipitation.