Using a formula built on sunspots, moon phases and tidal action, the 199-year-old almanac that hits newsstands this week predicts cold and snowy weather from Maine to Montana.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac, believed to be the oldest continuously published periodical in North America, is predicting colder-than-average temperatures and higher-than-average snowfall totals.
The 2014 Farmers’ Almanac just released its prediction of a big storm due February 1st through the 3rd.
The 197-year-old publication that hits newsstands Monday predicts a winter storm will hit the Northeast around the time the Super Bowl is played at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
“Here in the Philadelphia area, we’re forecasting for above normal snowfall and near normal temperatures,” Editor of the Farmer’s Almanac Janice Stillman says.
The latest Farmer’s Almanac says the Philadelphia area will dodge the snow bullet this winter.