Brown Christmas 2011

Let’s pray for a brown Christmas this year. I cannot think of one Minnesotan who is hoping for more of what we had last year. Seventy-three inches of snow by midwinter.

The Strib’s meteorologist, Paul Douglas, put it in perspective last February:

“If we pick up 10? from this storm we’ll have the unique distinction of living through the second snowiest winter since 1891. Only 1982 had more snow as of now (76?). Take a bow – this is turning into a truly historic winter for snow.”

Of course, I have selfish reasons for wishing this Christmas wish. Don’t you too?

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