First Day Of Winter Looks More Like SpringWhy the sustained warmth? The overall jet stream pattern has been stuck up to the north, keeping the cold air locked in Canada. And there's no snow cover. Snow reflects the sun's rays back into the atmosphere, keeping it cool.
'Broken Weather' Affecting Animals And PlantsIt has been a season of very weird weather. Temperatures have been topping out in the 50s and 60s in what should be the dead of winter. How are the critters and plants reacting?