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Those chains will surely rattle a great deal more before the winter is through. At week's end, temperatures were rising in some regions, but the scientists and computers at the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration were confidently predicting that the frigid weather would continue. The chilling pronouncement of Dr. J. Murray Mitchell Jr., NAOA'S senior climatologist: "The forecast is for no change." And spring may indeed be a little late this yearthe year when a real old-fashioned winter gripped the U.S., and held on, and on, and on.