Sure, it was one of the warmest months of February, a lot of us can remember, but just how warm? Well, it was warm enough for the Schroon Lions Club to have the earliest Ice Out in its history, warm enough for to keep most folks off their sleds, and warm enoughnot to give half of you pay check to National Grid!.
But if you want visual proof, check out this recent story and graphic in the Washington Post, that tells the sorry story of the Winter That Never Was!
From The Wash-Po:: The record warm satellite reading in February follows news that meteorological winter (encompassing December, January and February) was among the warmest on record in many parts of the northern contiguous United States and Alaska. The Weather Channel reported the following cities had their warmest and second-warmest winters on record:
Warmest: Albany, N.Y.; Allentown, Pa.; Barrow, Alaska; Burlington, Vt.; Caribou, Maine; Concord, N.H.; Minot, N.D.; and Providence, R.I.
Second-warmest: Anchorage; Boston; Buffalo; Flint, Mich.; Hartford, Conn.; Medford, Ore.; New York; and Wichita.
You can read more, here.