Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Copious Amounts of Snow
Snowmobile fans have something to celebrate as the heat of August fades away. The Farmers’ Almanac just predicted another snowy winter, proclaiming “More Shivery And Shovelry!” in their 2014 forecast.
“Over the eastern third of the country, we are expecting an active storm track with a number of storms delivering copious amounts of snow and rain.”
Last year the 198 year-old publication predicted a bitter cold and snowy winter, and Mother Nature delivered, despite the contrary claims of many meteorologist.
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“We are “red flagging” the first 10 days of January and the first week of February along the Atlantic Seaboard for active wintry weather featuring bouts of heavy precipitation and strong winds.”
The past two years have delivered some of the best late season riding in Western Massachusetts in memory and it appears we may be in for a threepeat.
“Another red flag timeframe for widespread wintry conditions is the middle part of March from the nation’s midsection to the East Coast.”
The Farmers’ Almanac finishes with solid advice for your consideration. “…all of us at the Farmers’ Almanac suggest you stock up on firewood, sweaters, and hot cocoa. It certainly looks like another long winter of shivery and shovelry is on tap.”
The Farmers’ Almanac claim an accuracy rate of 80% since the predictions started in 1818.