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March 20, 2017 - 11:24 am
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Spring arrived Monday at 6:28am.  But it doesn't mean daffodils and tulips from now on.  7 First Alert Meteorologist Andy Parker says we still have a little Winter to go.  40's early this week.  A setback Wednesday when the temperature dips into the teens and 20's.  Then back to the 50's with rain by the weekend. 

We had a fairly mild Winter according to Bob Hamilton at the National Weather Service in Buffalo. "Last year was really unusual.  A phenomenally mild Winter followed by a mild Spring". This year, Hamilton describes it as a "typically, not phenomenally, mild Winter.  The Buffalo Metro area saw snowfall at least a foot below normal, and temperatuers above normal".

Still to come: Spring snow.  Hamilton says the Buffalo area can get 6 to 8 inch snow storms thru the first half of April. "It will be another month before the snow is gone for good".

By the way, it's now 92 days until Summer.

 

 

 

 

Spring Has Sprung - Meteorologist Bob Hamilton

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