Those hoping for a snowy winter in the Northeast recently received some good news, as an updated weather forecast from AccuWeather predicted a snowier-than-average winter for the region, according to an article in the Burlington Free Press.

For the early part of the winter, the unusually warm Atlantic Ocean water should moderate the cold shots of air blowing in from the west, which also would reduce snowfall. However, later in the winter, as the water cools, there is the potential for big snowstorms in the Northeast. The best chance for the big snowstorms will be in January and February. (READ MORE)