Two long range forecasts out today disagree on Minnesota’s winter outlook.

Time to pick your favorite almanac….the Farmers’ and Old Farmers’ almanac disagree on what the upcoming winter will hold in store. The Old Farmer’s calling for a mellow winter and above-average temperatures. And, in a bit of good news for those with an aching back still after shoveling out time and again last year, less precipitation expected by the Old Farmers.’ Meanwhile, if you are one who likes the bite of the winter months, the just plain Farmers’ Almanac is for you…that forecast calling for severe cold and above-average precipitation.