Why is it so cold?

So far, this winter has been very cold and that looks to continue for the next week or two. Temperatures were 8 to 10 degrees below normal for the first 7 days of December.

The official winter forecast, for the period of December through February, calls for above normal temperatures and above normal rainfall. Remember, however, that the forecast is a 3 month average. So, if January or February are warmer than normal, the forecast will be correct. There is a lot of time for things to change.


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