The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been predicting the weather and telling of the best times to plant crops since 1792. Published annually in May, the almanac claims an accuracy rate of more than 80 percent.

The following is what The Old Farmer’s Almanac has to say about the rest of this calendar year for the Deep South…

October

The temperature will average 70 degrees, some 5 degrees warmer than normal.

Oct. 1-7 will see scattered showers and turning warmer. Oct. 8-11 will see thunderstorm threats and Oct. 12-17 will be sunny and cool, then turning warmer.

For more on this story please pick up Wednesday’s Tribune or purchase an e-edition.

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