‘Super Cold’ Winter, Sizzling Summer On Tap In 2015 Farmer’s Almanac

‘Super Cold’ Winter, Sizzling Summer On Tap In 2015 Farmer’s Almanac

If you like really cold weather, and/or are a fan of the hot stuff, then next year is shaping up to deliver in kind, according to the latest edition of “The Old Farmer’s Almanac.”

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Published since 1792, the climatic reference book has a remarkably accurate forecast rate (about 80%) during its run.

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The 2015 edition of the Almanac, which was published earlier this week, features several notable takeaways:

  • Prepare for a “super-cold” winter in the eastern two-thirds of the country.
  • Summer will be warmer than usual in most places.
  • Reduced rainfall in the country’s midsection could hurt crop yields.
  • California’s drought will likely continue.
  • Florida’s winter could be rainier than most years.
  • Expect a below-average hurricane season though a major storm could hit the Gulf Coast in late August.

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