What the New York area should expect this winter

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Jeff Smith has the winter outlook.

Winter is around the corner so what can you expect in your neck of the woods?

In the northeast, expect more frequent storms this upcoming winter. There's also a good chance for above-average snowfall.

Temperatures should average about 3-5 degrees colder than last winter.

***Click on video above to see Meteorologist Jeff Smith's Winter outlook***

Expect early lake effect snow events in the Great Lakes Region, while bitter cold will take hold in the High Plains as snowpack develops early.

In the Southeast, expect a mild start to the winter, but there could be some cold intrusions after the new year with a threat of damaging freezes for the citrus crop in Florida.

From the Central Gulf states to the Southwest expect a fairly quiet season, but a couple of ice storms are not out of the realm of possibility for Texas.

Finally, the Pacific Northwest will get off to an active start, with moisture-laden storms dropping lots of rain and mountain snow.
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