- Kevin Simons
So - is El Nino going to end our drought?
If Los Angeles gets FIFTY THREE INCHES OF RAIN - they will be at 50% of what it would take to end the drought. I was in LA during the '83 El Nino - and honestly, it could happen, but what a catastrophe that would be. The take-away lesson we're about to learn is the old normal (what we enjoyed 20 years ago for our weather) is the kind of weather we want. Extremes are, unfortunately, the new normal, so we'd best get used to it. Here's the article: