Our thinking here at Liveweatherblogs.com is a west based weak to moderate El Nino to develop in late fall or early winter. This will keep the southern jet active and allow for the areas from California to Texas to the Mid Atlantic to have above average winter precipitation.
Areas with above snowfall would be the Southeast, Mid Atlantic, Deep South and Mountain Southwest including the Rockies in Colorado.
The Northeast will see near normal snowfall and that will extend back into the Ohio Valley. The Upper Midwest will be below normal snowfall due to the mainly southerly storm track this winter.
California will have above average rainfall and snowfall and even a few very big winter storms esp. along the coast. The Pacific Northwest will see near to slightly above average rainfall and snowfall.
I expect to see DC Baltimore & Philly with an average to a little above average snowfall and Chicago below normal.