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Field and Garden: Will El Niño bring a mild winter?

It’s likely you’ve heard news reports saying that El Niño conditions have developed for the first time in three years.

El Niño typically causes our winters in North Dakota to be warmer and drier than normal.

That’s welcome news to many people who still remember last year’s record-breaking snowfall.

But forecasters urge caution about building too high of expectations for a “mild” winter in 2023-24....