I came across this item this morning and thought it was ironically timely considering we're midway through a heat wave. Scientists are seeing signs of an El Nino winter on the horizon, which means warmer and dryer weather in the Northern Rockies. El Nino years tend to be tough on everything from skiers to farmers to salmon. Weather experts are calling for a 60 to 70-percent chance. I'm taking that with a grain of salt, but it's certainly not hard to imagine with the weird weather patterns we've been having in recent years.
You can read more about it HERE.