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If you trust the forecast in the Farmers' Almanac then you might want to stock up on some long johns.

The report out of Maine that's been published since 1818 hit newsstands Monday. It's calling for a cold winter and heavy snowfall in the midwest, the great lakes and right here in New England.

They use a secret formula based on planetary positions, sunspots and lunar cycles to predict the weather patterns. And they are calling for a major storm the same week of the Super Bowl in New Jersey, which could mean trouble in the Meadowlands.

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