Winter's first blast
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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