January thaw

January thaw

[′jan·yə‚wer·ē ′thȯ]
(climatology)
A period of mild weather popularly supposed to recur each year in late January in New England and other parts of the northeastern United States.
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I am no more lonely than the Mill Brook, or a weathercock, or the north star, or the south wind, or an April shower, or a January thaw, or the first spider in a new house.
20: Today's new moon is likely to foil the arrival of the January Thaw this year.
9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although Pennsylvania is heading for a January thaw, safe winter driving skills will be called on again soon, and as part of the state's first Winter Driving Awareness Week, PennDOT is asking all drivers to be ready.
The January Thaw in Southern Michigan and Wisconsin, 1950-1999.
But snow and especially colder temperatures after a long January thaw have alleviated worries there and in areas such as the Yentna River.
25: Lambs and kids brought out by the January Thaw run a
Once you sight these small mammals, then you know for sure January thaw is near and that the next phase of the year is on the way.
We've all heard of the January thaw, but as the NFL football commentator guys say: "C'mon, man
14th: Sometimes the January thaw comes a week early, bringing out opossums and skunks.
January 2003: A January thaw producing much milder than normal temperatures and remaining quite dry.
I do not have a question, just an observation: Experiencing a January thaw is a joy