Posted at 2:00 PM on October 31, 2011
by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Weather
What's this winter look like? It's a natural question as we write today about the Halloween blizzard of 1991. The odds are decent it might be colder than usual.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has the northern plains pegged as colder and wetter than average with another round of worrisome spring flooding possible, thanks to the La Nina weather pattern.
Here's the NOAA map, which shows a 40 percent chance of our winter being colder than average.
Don't believe NOAA? The Farmers Almanac feels the same way