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We always know two things for certain about winters here in Northeast Ohio: It’s going to snow and it’s going to be cold. But, how much snow will we get and how cold will it get?

Dick Goddard and the rest of the FOX 8 Weather Team revealed their Winter Weather Outlook for 2015-2016.

**Take a look at their entire report in the video above**

El Nino is a big factor in how our winter weather goes. El Nino’s pattern suggests below-normal snowfall here in Ohio. It also suggests a near-normal or slightly above-normal temperature pattern in the Buckeye State.

The bottom line: not as brutal as the last 2 winters.