Farmers’ Almanac Winter Prediction

 

Farmers’ Almanac Winter Prediction

The Farmers’ Almanac just released its long-range outlook for winter 2018-19 and if you’re a skier or snowboarder, you’ll be tickled silly.

“The 2019 Farmers’ Almanac, which provides 16 months’ of weather forecasts for 7 zones in one compact book, is predicting that winter 2019 will be “Colder-than-normal… from the Continental Divide east through the Appalachians.”

According to the FA, here’s what to expect at a glance:

  • Colder-than-normal conditions are predicted from the Continental Divide east through the Appalachians.
  • Above-normal snowfall predicted for Great Lakes, Midwest, New England, Pacific Northwest
  • Frigid weather is expected in mid-February, which may also bring blustery and bitter winds, widespread snow showers, especially in zones 1, 2, and 3.
  • Winter will hang on with stormy conditions up through the official start of spring, especially for the East Coast.

Take a look at the map below and head over to the Farmers’ Almanac for the full forecast.

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