Happy Spring, Frozen America!

Winter overstays its welcome across the US

By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 20, 2013 10:13 AM CDT

(Newser) – Spring has officially sprung, but just try prying the scarf and mittens from much of the country that is still freezing. Areas of Maine are expected to receive up to 14 inches of snow today, while the residents of Lunenburg, Mass., are already enjoying 15 inches and subzero temperatures, says CNN. "Definitely over winter," grumbles one resident. Even the South is suffering, with freeze warnings from central Alabama to North Carolina. For those looking for a distraction from shoveling, the Washington Post runs down the meaning of the Spring Equinox—the day in which we see equal parts daylight and nighttime.

A plow clears sidewalks on the last day of winter in Andover, Mass.
A plow clears sidewalks on the last day of winter in Andover, Mass.   (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
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