The Farmer's Almanac predicts: Snowfall will be above normal in the east and below normal in the west, with the snowiest periods in late January and early to mid-February.
AccuWeather says nearly the same thing: "La Niña will bring its full impacts to the U.S. throughout the winter season...In the East, snowfall is expected to be around normal. La Niña could lead to some big East Coast systems during the second half of the season.
Snow removal contracts are getting signed NOW! The best companies for snow removal establish their contracts early to make sure they have assigned (and hired) the man power needed. If you're a business that is waiting to see what the weather brings, you could be left out in the cold.
Just so you know, the Almanac accuracy is up in the 90% range by some estimates.