Weather Forecast

Cartoon by Dave Granlund

Editorial: Spring is here, but warmth still to come


It has been a long cold winter we agree, but it officially ended at 11:57 a.m. Thursday as spring arrived under partly cloudy skies and mid 40s.

We all enjoyed those warm 40s while it lasted Thursday as another blast of Arctic cold swept toward west central Minnesota. More cold, sleet and snow is expected to arrive today, followed by daytime temps staying in the 20s through most of next week.

That is not surprising following a winter called by many as the worst winter ever.

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