the collective, REALTY Blog
El Niño is Weakening, But Could Still Go Out With a Bang
The promised “second peak” of this year’s El Niño still hasn’t really shown up, and instead of prolonged torrential rains, Southern California has instead gotten some heavy winds and a freaky-hot February. Now, says the Associated Press, El Niño is “weakening ever so slightly.” The World Meteorological Organization says that, as far as El Niño goes, the phenomenon has passed its peak in terms of wind/temperature/pressure conditions. Yes, like an old racehorse, “It’s still strong, but it has reached a peak value and it’s starting its decline,” says a meteorology professor at the University of Oklahoma.
Though the best and strongest times of good ol’ El Niño might be behind us, there are a few months to go before the effects of the phenomenon’s decline catch up to us in the US and across the rest of North and South America—”lag time,” the AP calls it. That means that SoCal could still see those big rains and storms this month, and as far as into May. A “still kicking” El Niño is still expected to bring a wetter-than-usual spring to the West (as well as much of the South and some of the East), but there are also generally sweaty predictions for the West Coast and a 50 percent chance that, as the El Niño recedes, his foil La Niña could swoop in with her trademark droughts in the Southwest and rains in the Northeast. (article curtesy of Curbed LA)
For info on the LA Housing Market, give us a call! We are happy to give you a free price evaluation of your home or help you find a new one! 310.569.1335 | the collective | West Hollywood and Silverlake Offices
- Los Angeles Home Values Projected to Keep Rising
- C.A.R. releases its 2021 California Housing Market Forecast
- For Sale By Owner vs Real Estate Agent – 6 Reasons why selling with a Real Estate Agent is worth it during Covid.
- California Breaks Median Home Price Mark
- Home equity surges as demand soars and mortgage rates stay low
Phone: (310) 569-1335