Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 8/25/13

Thinking of heading to New Jersey for next February's Super Bowl? Better bring your galoshes.

The Farmers' Almanac publication, which hits newsstands Monday, predicts a winter storm will make its way to the Northeast around the time Super Bowl XLVIII kicks off at MetLife Stadium.

According to predictions, the aptly-nicknamed "Storm Bowl" is shaping up to be "piercing cold," "bitterly cold" and "biting cold."

Allow Sandi Duncan, managing editor of the Farmers' Almanac, to spell it out for you.

"We're using a very strong four-letter word to describe this winter, which is C-O-L-D. It's going to be very cold," Duncan said, via the Associated Press.

The publication has been around for 197 years and factors planetary positions, sunspots and lunar cycles into its "secret formula." The forecasts are said to be correct 80 percent of the time.

Duncan seems pretty sure about this one, though.

"It really looks like the Super Bowl may be the Storm Bowl."

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