The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), US Dept. of Commerce, will issue its US Winter outlook for 2010-2011 today, Thursday October 21 vis teleconference. The foundation's Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, plans to release its national temperature and precipitation outlook for December 2010 through February 2011. The outlook will be discussed during a media teleconference and will include a discussion on current climate patterns expected to influence weather throughout the season, such as La Nina. Visit to see the original press release or to access the teleconference.