Forecasting winter weather is typically complex, especially in the southern region, where it becomes considerably more challenging. The main reason is that our area, including the Gulf Coast and Southeast, is “generally not used to snow, ice, and freezing temperatures,” said the National Severe Storms Laboratory.

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Do we get snow, ice, and freezing temperatures? Yes. However, compared to other sections of the United States, it’s less frequent.

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But one thing is sure: forecasting according to weather folklore is very interesting. According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, “weather lore and science go together.” It’s a mixture of observation and science.

Signs of a Bad Winter According to Weather Folklore

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Chances of a 2023 White Christmas in Alabama and Across the United States

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2023 – 2024 Old Farmer’s Almanac Winter Weather Forecast

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