National Weather Service forecasts above-average winter for ND
Brace yourself -- winter is coming.
It's hard to imagine after the hottest July in recorded history that icy roads and blizzards are just a few months away.
"What we expect is El Nino conditions to develop by the end of September and persist through winter and possibly into spring of 2013," said Joshua Scheck, science and operations officer for the National Weather Service in Bismarck.
An El Nino year usually brings more rain and less snow, he said.
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