Historical perspective on Spring snow
March 31, 2008
Several inches of heavy snow are expected to blanket the metro area today with more coming overnight. While late-March and early-April snow isnt unusual, a snowstorm of over eight inches this late in the year has not occured in over 20 years. A U of M expert who can speak on todays Spring snow is:
Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Extension Climatologist
Seeley can provide a historical perspective on todays springtime snowstorm. He is also the author of The Minnesota Weather Almanac.
To interview this expert, contact the University News Service, (612) 624-5551.