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A Few Things You Need To Know About This Upcoming Storm!

As we prepare to buckle down for what appears to be the biggest snow storm of the season, here are a few things you need to know about this storm.  Let me remind you, it's snow...you've all done this before.  We are in Maine.

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Thos Robinson, Getty Images
Thos Robinson, Getty Images

Snowflakes Studied and Identified

Professor Kenneth Libbrecht has been studying snowflakes for the past 17 years. He studies snowflakes to better understand structure formation and self-assembly. Scientists say the study of snowflakes in the pursuit of understanding basic science.

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Always Clean Off Your Car After a Storm

Today (Jan. 5) at least 20 vehicles were damaged along the Maine Turnpike and I-295 in southern Maine from flying chunks of ice and snow. State police spokesman Steve McCausland urges all drivers to make sure their vehicles are always fully cleaned off after a storm.

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Winter Power Outage Safety Tips + Helpful Hints

Since we have a wintry mix predicted this week, it might be a good time to refresh ourselves on some helpful hints in case your power goes out, thanks to the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes.

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Winter Weather Forecast for Augusta – Are You Ready For The Cold?

Are you ready for winter? Well, there are some mixed messages as to what we can expect in the winter weather forecast this year.

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JupiterImages, Thinkstock
JupiterImages, Thinkstock

Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicting a ‘Super-Cold’ Winter

It's been a fairly pleasant, but cooler than average summer. Enjoy it now, because the Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting a 'super-cold' winter for much of the country.

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Photo by Chad Hood

Chad Hood Makes New Snow Creation!

When Chad told me he was going to create something new with snow I couldn't wait!

He said he would take Anderson outside yesterday and build a new snow sculpture.

He has made others in the past but this was so awesome to have it built in our yard!

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Boots in the Sand Holiday Savings

What Do You Want to Do When Spring Arrives?

Yes, 90% of us of are sick of the cold and the snow.

There are the diehards that have plenty of snow left to play with.

But, if you look at your friend's posts on Facebook, there are more wishes for Spring rather than snow.

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Alex Livesey, Getty Images
Alex Livesey, Getty Images

Jamaican Bobsled Team In Sochi, Most of Their Equipment Still in New York

There is a Jamaican bobsled team and they are in Russia for the Sochi Olympics. That’s the good news for the team; the bad news is none of their equipment made it with them. Their sled is there but the blades were left by the airline in New York.

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Chris Hondros, Getty Images
Chris Hondros, Getty Images

Punxsutawney Phil Says Six More Weeks of Winter

In case you haven't heard, Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog that predicts the weather came out of his burrow yesterday at 7:25 a.m. to see if we would have six more weeks of winter. If he sees his shadow it means we will, if he had not seen his shadow we would be in for an early spring.

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