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    Spring rolls in at 8:07 PM EST today.

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    My research earlier this year indicated tomorrow is the first day of spring! Maybe they go by the "first full day of spring"!

    Anyone know how they determine the time? 8:07P? What significant event happens at 8:07P to designate the start of spring?

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    Spring? could've fooled me with all the snow we got in the nyc area!
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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007 View Post
    My research earlier this year indicated tomorrow is the first day of spring! Maybe they go by the "first full day of spring"!
    Tomorrow is the first full day of Spring.

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    Anyone know how they determine the time? 8:07P? What significant event happens at 8:07P to designate the start of spring?
    http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/astr...alEquinox.html

    Little known fact that most people probably do not know.

    You actually have more daylight during the spring than the summer. Once we hit summer we start heading towards the Autumn Equinox. Same with when winter starts.

    In other words: It gets darker later on May 18th than it does on July 18th.
    And, it gets darker earlier on October 18th than it does on January 18th.

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    1rst. day of spring my ass! It's freaking raining buckets, it's windy, and it's supposed to snow later tonite...good god!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! L:ast week I was in shorts all week.

    This has been the worst winter I can remember in 10 years or so.

    Nice weather if your a godamn duck!!!
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    What a shitty Winter it's been. I'm so excited for warm weather! This is quite honestly my favorite time of the year.
    Respects.

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    Whichever day starts Spring, I'm all for it. It was almost 70 here yesterday - had the sunroof open with 5150 blasting for the enjoyment of all around me. Today, a damn cold 42 degrees. At least it's sunny. My grandfather, born on the first (ever) day of spring, turns 104 tomorrow - he ain't no spring chicken anymore. Bring on the heat!
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    Nice weather here in Oklahoma It's already been getting up into the 80's. I've been wearing shorts and a t-shirt for over a week now.

    Good beer drinkin' weather!!!
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    In my best Rock voice:

    "FINALLY!!!! Spring has come BACK to Chi--ca--goooooo!"
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    Holly hell YES it is spring in Newport, lovely blue sky and going out with just a tee on! Happy bloom season everyone

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    78 degrees in Springfield, IL. Chance of thunderstorms later. Tomorrow, high of 50. I'll take that over the snow y'all got in NY.

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    Spring, shming....I'm so stopped up I can hardly hear. What?

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    spring means only one thing. the Yanks home opener is less than 2 weeks away!!!
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    Spring Fling anyone?

    We've got - okay weather. Not exactly great since it keeps changing and I'm almost positive we'll have a cold Easter as usual.
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