temperatures

April's first half is running about six degrees warmer than usual ... the greening has begun ... and you can hear the early spring trio (chorus frogs, spring peepers and wood frogs) around the Northland.

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Larry Weber navigated the windy conditions this morning and talks spectacular sunsets, a lunar eclipse and the new finch who showed up at his feeder this week: the white-winged crossbill. 

Sunrises are coming earlier (around 7:50am), sunsets are coming later (around 4:45pm) and while it's too soon to be looking for spring, naturalist Larry Weber says next week's January thaw is really going to shake things up.

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We bid adieu to Aut-win, Larry's post-leaf-drop/pre-snow season ... and welcome the season of tracks.

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Larry Weber says our temperatures so far in this month (the average is usually 32; so far our average is 50) are not normal.

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Larry runs down the numbers for us on our cooler-than-usual May so far ... and he and Laura Erickson were charmed by the same bird this week.

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Only Larry Weber could see -20 temperatures as an aid to mindfulness and "being in the moment."

Larry Weber's renamed the season: "Desummber."