The warmest winter day

melting snow sunny green grass

The tail end of winter.

This all sounds familiar...

The high temperature Friday hit 74 degrees at Albany International Airport. That is not just a new record for highest temp on record for the month in Albany (besting the record set... Thursday) -- it's also now the highest temperature on record for any of the three meteorological winter months in Albany.

The previous winter record had been 71, which had been reached on three previous dates.

Albany temperature records date back 1874.

We noticed our crocus was started poke through the dirt today. Someone please convince all the flowering trees and plants to hold out a little bit longer.

Earlier on AOA: Yep, winter's been odd in recent years

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