Posts Tagged: You Want A Weather Post Here You Go

Winter Is Over

Yesterday, the temperature in New York City reached eighty-one degrees Fahrenheit; it will not dip below fifty degrees again this week. We are pleased to announce that winter, which began sometime in November, has finally come to a close after six long months.

Spring will be vanishingly brief. It occurred during the first paragraph of this post. The sticky season is already upon us, and it will be thick and unforgiving and last an age. The grim ecological consequences of global warming aside, this is worth celebrating: New York City is at its best when everyone is slightly miserable, hardly dressed, glistening and surrounded by [...]


Brrr! So Chilly!

Yesterday morning I leaned over and begged Choire to promise me that we were currently experiencing "the absolute low point" in what we hope to be the long and fruitful history of The Awl. I sought this assurance because they had not yet turned on the heat here at Awl Towers, and we were both blogging with our coats on. (Sure, we could have closed the window, but you cannot imagine how quickly the newsroom would fill up with smoke.) Well, the pipes are now gurgling with warmth and I can smell that "first heat of the season" aroma, so things are definitely looking up, but it is still very [...]