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Will Our Halloween Forecast Send Shivers Down Your Spine?

Will Our Halloween Forecast Send Shivers Down Your Spine?

Halloween is almost here, but will the weather be scary or spooktacular?

This year, Mother Nature has both tricks and treats in store, with fair weather for much of the U.S. and Canada, and stormy conditions from the Rockies westward.

Here’s a look at what we’re predicting for your area:

United States
Northeast
Trick-or-treaters enjoy mostly fair weather.

Midwest/Great Lakes
Fair for Halloween.

Southeast
Fair for trick-or-treaters.

Plains and Rockies
Tranquil at first, then stormy over Rockies. Increasing cloudiness elsewhere.

South Central
Increasing clouds; very unsettled conditions spread in from New Mexico.

Pacific Northwest
Starting off pleasant, then stormy, colder for Washington, Oregon east.

Southwest
Storms sweep out, replaced by clearing.

Canada
Newfoundland/Labrador
Unsettled by the 31st.

Maritimes
Trick-or-treaters will enjoy mostly fair weather.

Ontario
Fair skies for Halloween.

Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Tranquil at first, then turning stormy over the Rockies, with increasing cloudiness elsewhere.

British Columbia
Starting off pleasant, turning stormy and colder.

12 comments

1 Christina { 10.27.12 at 2:10 pm }

So far i haven’t seen the farmers almanac be right once. We’re getting the eat coast here from hurricane Sandy and it’s saying it’s gonna be fair for halloween? Hmm..

2 cheryl { 10.25.12 at 11:44 pm }

I thought that next week was going to be bad around the great lakes area and Pennsylvania because of that storm??? the east coast is waiting for updates everyday

3 Rachel { 10.25.12 at 7:55 pm }

Mmostly fair weather i Northeast perfect, please

4 Jaime McLeod { 10.25.12 at 9:29 am }

Kris – North Central is “Plains and Rockies.”

5 Rebeca { 10.24.12 at 7:29 pm }

Caleb, I live in the Los Angeles area and we’ve had many more Septembers since the mid-1960’s with heat waves in and around 100 degrees. In fact, many people could be seen wearing shorts even as late in the year as Christmas day!

6 Judi { 10.24.12 at 9:05 am }

Kris, wouldn’t Midwest/Great Lakes be North Central?

7 Kris { 10.23.12 at 4:50 pm }

Am I missing something, or is the North Central U.S. not going to have any weather for Halloween?

8 Linda { 10.18.12 at 12:00 pm }

Your almanac predictions for the weather is more accurate than the tv forecasters, I think they are on let’s wait and see program. Use it for planting, pruning and weaning purposes.

9 debra { 10.17.12 at 10:55 pm }

ya….for the grandbabies…I’m not one for halloween….but the kids love it….Happy Halloween ….

10 kathy keating { 10.17.12 at 1:49 pm }

Enjoy fall. In any condition. The northern part of ohio is beautifull!

11 cara { 10.17.12 at 10:12 am }

Love that you include the Rockies.. we get different weather than the Southwest and the Northwest..

12 Fleta { 10.17.12 at 9:11 am }

Whoever you are Caleb Weatherbee, your almanac was the most accurate one I’ve used in years.

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