There's sleet falling outside the window, and when it was still light, evidence of significant accumulation. Strange weather, to be sure.
It's mid-February. In the Southeast. Daffodils have popped up, with flowers, blueberry buds are swelling, and the quince has a few tentative flowers, too.
But we're presented with another blast of frigid arctic air this week -- on Wednesday night, temperatures are predicted to be ~ 11°F here in the Piedmont -- definitely cold for this time of the year.
The cold air flowing down from the northern Polar realms seems to be pushing out the warmer, humid air -- as the predictions keep getting colder -- for overnights.