Almanac Predicts Cold 

The 2010 edition of the Farmer’s Almanac goes on sale Tuesday, and Mainers may not like what its predicting for this winter.Numbing cold from the Rocky Mountains to the Appalachians.Managing editor Sandi Duncan says it’s going to be an “ice cold sandwich,” with milder weather on the coasts.The Almanac issues forecasts based sunspots, planetary positions, and the effects of the moon.On the other hand, the National Weather Service is calling for a warmer-than-normal winter because of an el Nino weather system that has developed in the Pacific Ocean.