UNDATED (LEARFIELD)  —  Meteorologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are saying Minnesota has a chance of seeing more snowfall than usual this winter.

The federal agency released its updated winter outlook Thursday.  The weather experts favor a wetter-than-normal winter for the northern United States.

The outlook also says most of Minnesota is right on the edge – and has an equal chance of seeing above-average or below-average temperatures.

The agency says La Nina is well-established and expected to persist through the winter season, meaning a cooler, wetter northern U-S.