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Ron Learn, lead custodian at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, shovels snow outside of Erlanson Hall on campus on Monday afternoon in Superior. (Jed Carlson/

Winter's first blast

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Meteorologists say it's hard to tell if the upper Midwest will experience a mild or extremely cold winter, with little or a lot of snow.


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's annual Winter Outlook helps predict average temperatures and snow fall.

This year most of the country is experiencing what's called an "equal chance," meaning there's no strong scientific data that can help predict if temperatures and snowfall will be above or below normal, or average.

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