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Overview: Overall spring is favored to be warm in Alaska, the Pacific Northwest and Eastern US with seasonal average temperatures in the Upper Midwest and California. Meanwhile, a slightly cooler spring is likely for the Southwest US and the flood-weary central and southern Plains, where ongoing floods, high soil moisture, and a wet weather pattern will keep flood chances ongoing through most of the season. California will likely start wetter than usual through April but dry with the onset of summer and the diminishing impact of El Niño. Flow from the warm Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and southwest Atlantic Ocean will keep most of the Eastern US wet through spring, especially when the southern stream is still active during the first half of the season. The Details: The 2018-2019 Winter Season will best be remembered by its historic cold and snowfall for much of the western two-thirds of the…