First it was Poor Richard's Almanac, then the Farmer's Almanac got on board, and now you can add some science to that as NOAA says they expect a 'snowier than normal' winter here in Minnesota.

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminsitration) is calling for above-normal snow for much of the Plaines and upper midwest.


Not a snow lover, but looking for a sliver lining? Temperatures are expected to be near-normal in the state this winter (which is a heck of a lot better than below normal).

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