As I earlier stated, the new winter outlook would be issued by NOAA soon. It was published about thirty minutes after the Updraft blog was posted. Not much change from the September 15th release.
Here’s a link to the greater details of 2011-2012 NOAA winter outlook.
Winter means the meteorological winter, months of December through February.
About the blogger
Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.