Farmers' Almanac: It's Gonna Be a Cold One
Massive storm to hit Super Bowl, Weatherbee predicts
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 26, 2013 2:12 AM CDT
Updated Aug 31, 2013 1:29 PM CDT
The road to the Super Bowl?   (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Joe Ledford)

(Newser) – A bitterly cold winter is just around the corner, if you believe the Farmers' Almanac. The 197-year-old publication's forecaster, "Caleb Weatherbee," predicts that around two-thirds of the US will have a colder-than-usual winter, with heavy snowfall in much of the country, and stormy weather for the outdoor Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey. The almanac says it predicts the weather using a "secret mathematical and astronomical formula" devised in 1818 that considers "sunspot activity, moon phases, tidal action, and more," and claims readers find it correct around 80% of the time, the AP notes.

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uthink
Sep 3, 2013 8:05 PM CDT
Needs to start this month to cool off all these war hungry hawks.
TomFlores
Sep 2, 2013 12:13 AM CDT
I can remember global cooling & read about it in my Weekly Reader and some of the things they were going to try to do to try to stop it.
Econ_101
Sep 1, 2013 9:16 AM CDT
Looks like we are going to freeze our buns ! Wait ! What happened to global warming !!!