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Lightning in February means...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 8:34 AM


By Nancy Whitaker

Winter 2014 has been like no other. It has blessed us with an array of severe weather, warnings, cancellations, school closures, road closures, emergency levels, and this was just in January and February.

The Farmers Almanac, North America’s oldest continuously published periodical, forecast called for, “below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the winter across much of the United States.”

“This winter is shaping up to be a rough one,” said Janice Stillman, editor of The Old Farmer’s Almanac. “Sweaters and snow shovels should be unpacked early and kept close by throughout the season.” How right they were.