La Nina is over and El Nino could be on the way, forecasters say

The climate phenomenon is a by-product of a years-long cycle of water temperatures in the tropical Pacific Ocean known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and has been in its cool phase for the past three winters -- a rare feat for an event that typically lasts for one winter, maybe two.

When is the last freeze in my area?

For gardeners, the final freeze of the season means they can start flower beds and vegetable gardens. For plant enthusiasts, it means it’s safe to move their greenery to the patio to soak up the sun.