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I know that a lot of you out there are snow lovers, and you are getting tired of the "warm" weather. I also am willing to bet that a lot of people who read this blog are snow haters. We all know that across the northern regions, snow is inevitable. Eventually, winter will sweep over, and snow will cover the ground. At this point, the question is when. Well, we are already seeing signs that the atmosphere is gearing up for a big cold blast, one that may potentially last through the winter. First of all, the NAO, or North Atlantic Oscillation, has been positive over the last few months. This has allowed cold air to build in the Arctic and Western Canada: