What a difference a year makes
Bitter cold and two snowstorms characterized a March that felt anything but springlike.
The monthly high of 50 degrees was recorded March 30 after a brief warming trend, but only seven of the first 21 days had highs above freezing.
The mid-month cold spell was a dramatic shift from last year, which saw the area reach a near record-breaking high of 80 degrees on March 17.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.