Spring arrives, but hasn't sprung
Forty-one degrees. No, this is not the expected temperature for this first day of spring. It is the difference between last year's high of 66 degrees and today's forecasted high of 20 degrees.
In fact, the 2012 annual temperature was 3.2 percent above the 20th century average, making it the warmest year on record for the contiguous United States, according to the National Climatic Data Center.