The local news shows have been cranking out the graphics illustrating just how cold it’s getting here. If you’re wondering what those temperatures are, here are some screen captures from the weather forecast as of this writing:
For my readers from Canada, here are those same temperatures using a real measuring system:
That’s right — the big weather news here is about temperatures close to freezing. The way people have been going on about it here, you’d think we should all huddle in the library and burn books for warmth as civilization slips into an icy grave, a la Jake Gyllenhaal in The Day After Tomorrow.
I don’t see what all the fuss is about. I’m a recent import from Toronto, whose winters are considered relatively mild in Canada. I’m enjoying the local weather as much as this guy is enjoying his: