Snowy winter for WNC? That’s what the wooly worm says

News report from the AP

via the Daily Reflector
The word from a woolly worm named Lickety Split is that western North Carolina should break out the winter coats and invest in snow shovels.

Lickety Split beat seven other worms Saturday in the finals at the 35th annual Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk. The victory meant the worm would be the official forecaster for the upcoming winter. …

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