Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
- George Orwell
Three weeks ago, the geniuses at the Washington Post Capital Weather Gang declared 2017 to be “the year without a winter” and said “America’s February warmth is extreme”
Never mind the cold and record snow in the west and Hawaii. Apparently they aren’t part of America. Their article about America’s Extreme February warmth included this map which contradicted their headline.
The DC Cherry Blossom Festival is about to get wrecked by near record cold, which covers the eastern US, Alaska and Canada. DC is facing several nights in the low 20’s.
Snow is forecast for Virginia and North Carolina this weekend.
Two years ago this week, the Potomac was frozen solid.
But March hasn’t always been cold in the US. Four of the five warmest months of March occurred more than 70 years ago, with 1910 being the warmest.