|Via Mpls. Star Tribune|
Over at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Paul Douglas, Minnesota's celebrity weather forecaster, reports snow and temp statistics that would surprise no one in the area who has ventured forth lately: 50 inches of snow thus far this winter and 6.5 degrees colder than average.
Having been sidelined by recovering from surgery this winter, I've pretty much missed out on our extreme weather. Now that I'm up and about again, I only venture forth on rare sunny days with dry roads.
Here's the good news. Our weather prophet, Mr. Douglas, is predicting 40 degrees by late this week and even temps in the 50s in the first week of April. "...in roughly 1 week we'll be greeted by gurgling drain spouts and chirping birds..."