Today
78°
Thunderstorms Likely
71%
Tonight
65°
Thunderstorms Likely
62%
Tomorrow
78°
Chance Thunderstorms
34%
Tomorrow Night
64°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
24%
Sunday
81°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
16%
Sunday Night
62°
Partly Cloudy
7%
Monday
80°
Mostly Sunny
7%
Monday Night
62°
Partly Cloudy
4%
Tuesday
83°
Partly Sunny
11%
Tuesday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
51%
Wednesday
86°
Chance Thunderstorms
53%
Wednesday Night
71°
Chance Thunderstorms
25%
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Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Frigid first day
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Ice-imprisoned vegetation growing along the Grand Lake shore line behind the Eagles on this first day of spring serves as a stark reminder of the inconsistency of Mother Nature. Last year at this time, residents enjoyed summer-like weather when the temperature soared to 82. In fact, from March 13 to March 22, 2012, the temperature ranged from 70 to 85. Today's high is predicted at a chilly 30.

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