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Vernal equinox heralds end of the winter that wasn't

This winter was the warmest on record so far in the 21st century. Here are some other remarkable facts about the winter that wasn't.

- Emily PowersMonitor library intern, Leigh MontgomeryMonitor librarian

2. Near-record highs

Many areas synonymous with long, snowy winters notched their second-warmest winters ever, including Grand Rapids, Mich.; Green Bay, Wis.; and Grand Forks, N.D.


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