Will the Wasatch get a big winter this Strong El Nino year? Will they? 800 inches of snow this winter? 1,000 inches? The legendary avalanche forecaster Bruce Tremper from the Utah Avalanche Center knows: It’s that time of year when everyone asks me, “What kind of winter are we going to have.” I always give the same answer: “We will get what we get. If anyone could reliably forecast long term weather, they could be fabulously wealthy.” “But this is a big El Nino year. It’s supposed to be HUGE! “Nope,” I reply, “Neither El Nino nor La Nina have any correlation to northern Utah because we are on the boundary between the two regimes.