Scientists are releasing encouraging news on the drought.
Scientists said an El Nino winter is coming together nicely, which could likely mean several drenching storms. Federal scientists released the new report Thursday.
They said the warm Pacific and trade winds are shifting, which are all signs pointing to a significant El Nino winter. They said the last really good El Nino winter was in 1997-98.
Scientists said they are still not sure if the El Nino winter would end the drought.
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