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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Half

The three coldest months of the year are December, January, and February.  So, now that it's January 17th, winter is more than half over!

That still means there's a lot of winter left.  The last two weeks of January are historically the coldest of the year.  After glancing at next week's forecast, 2013 will be no different.  It won't get out of the teens Tuesday, with overnight lows in the single digits.

Average daily highs and lows start creeping up after February 1.  The Super Bowl is the 3rd, and then it's time to wait for when pitchers and catchers report to spring training.

A trip through the mall and big box stores shows winter clothing and jackets are at big discounts.  The spring merchandise is slowly rolling in.  It was nice to see swimsuits and short sleeved shirts on the racks.

This winter and last have really been nothing to complain about, but it's far from over.