We had El Nino followed by La Nina. So what? Well, we had a lot more rain and snow than normal during El Nino. We had a white Christmas and several snow days that year. We don't have an accurate count of
inches of rain, but we know it was more than 20 inches for the period November 1997 through March 1998. April brought very cold and wet weather, too--40 degree F. days with 17 degree windchill factor. Burr...