Skiers and snowboarders will be happy to hear that the upcoming winter season should be a snowy one, according to new weather projections from

The region should benefit from (or be cursed by, depending on your opinion of snow) the impacts of a weak to moderate El Nino. According to a study, winters during a weak El Nino tend to bring more snowfall to cities such as New York and Boston. During a weak El Niño, there is generally a balance between southern warmth and northern chill, resulting in ample energy and moisture for storms. Strong El Ninos tend to bring below-average snowfall in winter. (READ MORE)