Quick video explanation of El Nino forecast for West Coast

Representatives from the National Weather Service and the Department of Water Resources provide a two-minute video explanation of the El Nino predicted for California.

Predicting how strong the El Nino will hit, and the effects storms may have on the West Coast, is difficult, according to forecasters.

However, even if the west coast sees above normal rain and snow this winter, the amount of precipitation won't be enough to recover from four years of record-breaking drought.