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Jamie Squire, Getty Images

The Weather Channel’s Prediction For Winter 2013-2014

The Weather Channel has released its late fall and winter temperature outlook for 2013-2014. Chief Meteorologist Dr. Todd Crawford says, 'we do foresee colder-than-normal temperatures across the Midwest into the mid-Atlantic and Southeast in November and potentially into early December.'

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Getty Images, photo by Anne Louise MacDonald
Getty Images, photo by Anne Louise MacDonald

Randy’s Almost Done Cutting Wood for the Winter

Seems like it’s been all summer I have been cutting wood getting ready for winter, but when I look back on it, June was so rainy I didn’t cut much then. July, August and now into September have been months where practically every weekend I was out cutting and splitting. The good news is I am almost done.

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Sharon’s First Sign of Fall

Getting up so early in the morning it's still pitch black outside. When I go out to start my car I stop for a moment and look up at the sky. I LOVE seeing the Milky Way and all the stars. Living out in the country has its advantages.

But this morning I saw something I was not too excited about.

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That same drift at the bottom of the stairs....right behind it NOTHING!
That same drift at the bottom of the stairs....right behind it NOTHING!

‘Nemo’ Causes Some Weird Drifts at Renee’s House

Blizzard Nemo or not…the dog needed to out. So, we did. Here are a few shots from my driveway and the front of my house in Augusta. The house faces north so we get some ‘interesting’ designs from the snow when the wind blows

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Youtube.com

Pee Wee Herman- It’s Snowing! [Video]

You may have heard we have a little winter weather on the way. Ok, we have a blizzard on the way for New England. Enjoy and be safe in the snow. Here are a few little things to remember as you enjoy the storm.

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Stephen Chernin, Getty Images

Winter Storm ‘Nemo’ is Headed to Maine – When Did We Start Naming Winter Storms?

You may have heard that it is winter in Maine and we are expecting a big snow storm this weekend. Those things happen. What is new is that apparently winter storms are getting names. This big storm that is expected to bring us one to two feet of snow is being called “Nemo.”  Really? 

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lakegeorgepark.org

Fun Weekend at the 21st Annual Winter Carnival at Lake George + Much S’more

It's going to be a busy and fun weekend in the greater Skowhegan area for the annual Lake George Regional Park's winter carnival Saturday, Feb. 2nd. Events will include cardboard box sled races, a chili cook-off and an ice fishing derby.

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Photo By Andy Capwell
Photo By Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell’s ‘Winter Heating Plan’

We just finished a week of some of the coldest weather in Maine over the past decade. The furnace seems like it is always running and oil and kerosene prices have been going up as the temperature has been going down. I live in a mobile home and must use kerosene, instead of heating oil, to heat my home.

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Michael Smith, Getty Images

It’s ‘Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend’ in Northern New England

If you have snowmobiles and they are registered in Maine, New Hampshire or Vermont you can go exploring this weekend, January 25 to 28, 2013!  ‘Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend’ is on now until Sunday and allows all legally registered Maine snowmobiles to be operated in New Hampshire and Vermont without being registered in those states.

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Photo from Facebook

Annual ‘Bethel Winterfest’ Begins on Feb 9th

The annual Bethel Winterfest is coming up starting on February 9th and continuing for three consecutive weekends. The Winterfest will feature a snowcano, a volcano made of snow! It all takes place at Festival Plaza in Bethel.

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