According to the NOAA, the Northeastern United States has "equal chances" of a warm or cold winter this year. The Ithaca Journal notes that normal winters in the Finger Lakes range from "45 to 90 inches".
The winter before last, I bought ten fifty-pound bags of salt and didn't use any. Last winter, I used all of those and bought more. I only have twenty pounds of salt at the moment - guess it's time to buy more.Posted by simon at November 7, 2003 4:14 PM in weather