Wild weather - my nieghbor is a natural gas energy trader in manhatten. (Scary how much $ he makes) Anyway he told me I was crazy to be spending so much time managing my wood stash. He 'knew' that Dec/Jan was going to be 10+ degrees above avg here in New England. In fact we had this discussion on Halloween 05. I told him he was crazy to be betting such huge sums on the Farmers Almanac... he just smiled. He nailed it.