U.S. weather forecaster sees La Ni+¦a chances at 85-95 pct

Jan 11 (Reuters) -

* A U.S. government weather forecaster on Thursday said La Niña conditions are predicted to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter.

* The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) in its monthly forecast pegged the chance of La Niña developing at about 85 to 95 percent, with a transition to ENSO-neutral expected during the spring. (Reporting by Karen Rodrigues in Bengaluru Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)