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Nothing to do with basketball Saturday, March 15, 2008

... Fifteen centimetres of snow fell overnight in the region, but the major pummelling of up to 35 cm began Saturday afternoon and lasted into the evening. Wednesday's storm unleashed 28 cm of white powder on the Ottawa area. ... (CBC report, Mar. 10)

... Like a swaggering house guest that refuses to leave, winter unleashed a vicious late-season storm upon Eastern Canada over the weekend, stranding thousands of March break travellers and testing the limits of a weather-weary nation's endurance. ... (The Globe & Mail, Mar. 10)

... Ottawa has already registered this winter as the second snowiest one on record, said Environment Canada severe weather meteorologist Rob Kuhn.

Their total so far at the end of this last storm is 410.7 centimetres, and the record for the slowiest [sic] is 444.1 in 1970-1971," said Kuhn. ... (Canadian Press, Mar. 8)


AudreyLinden said...

Are you trying to to be mean to those who live up more north than you??

Matthew said...

Let's just say I'm glad it's springtime here. And it has been for a couple of weeks!