You may want to take a forecast graphic circulating across the Internet warning of a “numbing, chilled-to-the-bone, penetrating cold and snow filled” winter for much of the eastern U.S. with a grain of salt.
Which almanac's winter prediction do you believe?
Farmers' Almanac: Dire winter
Old Farmer's Almanac: Mild winter
The forecast was released by the Farmers' Almanac -- not the Old Farmer's Almanac.
The winter outlook by the Old Farmer's Almanac, in existence since 1792, calls for "mild, snowy" weather in this area, about what you'd expect in any winter season.
The Farmers' Almanac, by the way, is hardly a startup. It was established in 1818.
You can compare the winter forecasts below:
Which almanac's prediction do you believe? Let us know.
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