Thanks to Inez Fung for sending these links for those of us wanting updates on the longer-term, larger scale forecasts for precipitation and temperature over the coming year…
NOAA just issued a report on US weather/climate of 2014 – you can find your favorite extremes. Wunderground has a blog summary of the report.
The near-term outlook is here – you can click on the one-month or 3-month outlook for temperature and precip. In any case the drought continues
Sea surface temperature in the equatorial pacific and El Nino outlook is here. The bottom of the page has a lengthy discussion.
NASA climate forecasts–our drought continues