El Niño is coming, are you ready?

Weather Related News   |   November 20, 2015

What is El Niño?

El Niño, the periodic warming of the equatorial eastern Pacific Ocean, can have a number of effects on weather around the world, from heavy rain to extreme drought, persistent warmth to stubborn cold, and inactive versus hyperactive tropical cyclone seasons.
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What does that mean for the DC area?

Put simply, a positive NAO typically means cold air will drain from west to east across Canada, rather than plunging into the eastern U.S. Conversely, in a negative NAO, more blocking of the upper atmospheric pattern over the north Atlantic Ocean sends cold air deep into the eastern two-thirds of the nation.
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What should I do to be prepared?

There are many things that you can do to be prepared. Luckily Gutterman Services has put together a couple of lists of things that you can do to make sure that you are prepared for the Winter. Click the below links on what you can do to help winterize your home for the bad weather. For any other questions, feel free to fill out our free online estimate form here