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Farmer’s Almanac Is Predicting Another Rough Winter For New England

It's not what many in central Maine want to hear: The Farmer's Almanac says another rough winter is coming this year.

A year after Maine and much of New England was pummeled with the snowiest winter on record, editors of the Maine-based publication are calling their latest forecast a 'winter deja vu'.

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Andrew Burton, Getty Images

This Winter Could be the Mother of All Winters

This year's El Niño is shaping up to be a whopper — potentially surpassing the one in 1997, which was the strongest on record, the National Weather Service says.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Don’t Put Those Shovels Away; More Snow This Weekend

Our late afternoon announcer, Mike Poulin, called me the grim reaper, because I told him that we could get up to a foot of snow this weekend. Let me make this perfectly clear, I am not a snow fan. I am just a weather geek.

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Spenser Platt, Getty Images

Avoid Slipping On Ice by Following These Simple Tips

Winter in Maine not only produces snow it also produces ice. Slips, falls, accidents and injuries occur every year because of ice. Slipping on ice can lead to serious injuries but there is a way to minimize your falls.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

So How Cold Was It?

The calender says it's 24 days until spring. I don't believe it. In what has been a brutal winter, many are waking up to the coldest morning we've experienced. So, let's have fun with it.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Don’t Forget The Animals This Winter

We've been living through the coldest month ever recorded in many Maine communities. Also, the amount of snowfall this past month has been record setting as well. Many of us have had difficulty driving in the snow, heating our homes and so on.

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Peter Spiro, Thinkstock

Maine Lawmakers Considering Extending School Day [POLL]

The Maine State House will be discussing a bill today that will allow schools to extend the school day by an hour in order to make up for all of the snow days that have occurred this winter.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Auburn’s Winter Festival Is This Weekend

It sure has been one of those old-fashioned winters with plenty of snow. Enjoy the snow this weekend in Auburn with their Winter Festival. The 2015 Auburn Winter Festival is a celebration of everything Winter.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Get Ready For Another Snowstorm

Most of Maine is now under another Winter Storm Warning for Monday. The rugged week plus of winter weather shows no signs of slowing down as another winter storm bears down on Maine.

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Governor Paul LePage Declares State of Emergency

Maine's Governor, Paul LePage, has declared a state of emergency and announced that all State offices will be closed today. The storm is expected to bring Winter Storm and Blizzard conditions to all of Maine, as well as coastal flooding to southwestern Maine.

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