Not to be pouty, but thanks for not all that much, Mr. El Niño.
Arizona-based experts on long-term weather forecasting, water-supply outlooks and forest health on May 17 reported their expectations for the balance of 2016 to a panel that follows drought conditions on behalf of Gov. Doug Ducey.
Their conclusion? Not exactly a novel one: Think… dry.
And hot, of course, as summer approaches. But in the wake of a bust of an El Niño “rainy” season, Arizona and the rest of the Southwest also should anticipate abnormally dry conditions continuing.