The St. Peter Food Co-op tried to be nice to Mother Earth, but she wasn’t nice back.
The group’s first Procession of the Species Earth Day parade had to be postponed after organizers were greeted with a coating of snow, high winds and temperatures hovering near freezing Saturday morning.
Places across the state saw a wide range of snowfall Saturday, on the final weekend of April.
To give you some perspective, on the same day last year, it was 85 and sunny.
One Minnesota newspaper is now inclined to scepticism:
Bemidji has again been buried in snow for the third weekend in what is supposed to be spring …
So this is global warming? From our own little corner of the globe, it’s a concept that of late is hard to grasp.
A cold snap at the Anzac Day long weekend brought up to 25 centimetres of snow to Victoria’s alpine resorts and much-needed rain across the state.
With the official start of the ski season still five weeks away, Mount Hotham got the best of the winter-like weather, with its main runs covered in snow.