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What are the chances for a repeat whiteout for Miami Sunday?

It won't be anything close to the 78 degrees and sunshine expected in Miami.

But, the incoming Dolphins won't have to battle heavy lake-effect snow, and the Buffalo Bills, like the visiting Indianapolis Colts did last Sunday.

The lake-effect machine churned up again Saturday, but a shift in the wind direction choked it off by late afternoon.

High pressure Sunday will help keep it at bay.

The National Weather Service's forecast for Orchard Park calls for a 1 p.m. kickoff temperature near 28 degrees with an easterly breeze at New Era Field. No precipitation is expected during the game.

Don Paul's updated Bills-Dolphins forecast: Cloudy and cold, but snow-free

Early in the week, weather service forecasters expected things would settle down by the weekend with "some slightly milder air by Sunday and Monday," but it wasn't until the last couple of days that things started becoming clearer.

At least one former Buffalo Bill was keeping his fingers crossed for another winter wonderland.

Popular Bills running back Fred Jackson expects to return Sunday to lead the team onto New Era Field and tweeted that he'd like some snow:

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