Snow. That one four letter word makes many in the Northwest shudder at the mere mention of it. However, if you trust the long-term weather forecast predictions of The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we could have a cold, snowy winter ahead of us.
The forecast uses a secret formula that was designed in the 1700s using solar cycles, climatology and meteorology. The snowiest periods in the Pacific Northwest will be in mid-December, early to mid-January and mid- to late February.
However, before local stores sell out of snow blowers that may never be used, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is forecasting a 70 percent chance of a warmer-than-normal winter in most of Washington state. Confused yet? Basically, if you worry about a cold snowy winter, keep checking the weather this winter!
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