Ok, this is disturbing. It's April 6th already!!! This kind of thing isn't supposed to happen in April, especially in the NYC Metro Area. Sigh.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UPTON NY
1003 PM EDT SUN APR 6 2003

...MAJOR EARLY SPRING SNOW STORM MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.AN UNUSUALLY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER CENTRAL CANADA WILL
BUILD SOUTHEAST PROVIDING THE REGION WITH COLD AIR.

AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES NORTHEAST AND WEAKENS ACROSS THE
TENNESSEE VALLEY...ANOTHER LOW WILL FORM OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
DURING MONDAY AFTERNOON. THIS COASTAL LOW WILL SLOWLY INTENSIFY AS
IT MOVES SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND MONDAY NIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF THE COLD AIR AND PLENTY OF MOISTURE ASSOCIATED
WITH THE APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE COLD AIR
WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A MAJOR EARLY SPRING SNOW STORM.

CTZ005>012-NJZ002>006-011-NYZ067>079-070937-
BERGEN NJ-BRONX NY-EASTERN PASSAIC NJ-ESSEX NJ-HUDSON NJ-
KINGS (BROOKLYN) NY-NASSAU NY-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) NY-
NORTHEAST SUFFOLK NY-NORTHERN FAIRFIELD CT-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX CT-
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN CT-NORTHERN NEW LONDON CT-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER NY-
NORTHWEST SUFFOLK NY-ORANGE NY-PUTNAM NY-QUEENS NY-
RICHMOND (STATEN IS.) NY-ROCKLAND NY-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD CT-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX CT-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN CT-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON CT-
SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER NY-UNION NJ-WESTERN PASSAIC NJ-

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT CONTINUES...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BETWEEN 8 AM AND 11 AM. BURSTS OF HEAVY
SNOW...FALLING AT RATES FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR...WILL OCCUR IN
NARROW BANDS THROUGH AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL MIX WITH SLEET AND MAY
CHANGE TO SLEET BRIEFLY ALONG THE IMMEDIATE ATLANTIC OCEAN SHORES BY
LATE AFTERNOON. SNOWFALL OF 5 TO 10 INCHES IS EXPECTED DURING THE
DAY. TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 6 TO 12 IS POSSIBLE BY THE TIME THE SNOW ENDS
LATE AT NIGHT.

NORTHEAST WINDS AVERAGING 20 TO 30 MPH...GUSTING TO 35 TO 40
MPH...AND COMBINED WITH HEAVY SNOW DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO THE
EARLY EVENING...WILL CREATE NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL
QUITE HAZARDOUS.

ALTHOUGH SNOW WILL LINGER PAST MIDNIGHT...THE ACCUMULATING SNOW IS
FORECAST TO END BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL MEDIA OR VISIT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE WEBPAGE AT WEATHER.GOV FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES
ON THIS WEATHER SITUATION.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED TO OCCUR. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE ARE FORECAST TO ACCUMULATE
IN THE AFFECTED AREAS CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. THOSE
WITH TRAVEL PLANS IN THE WARNING AREA ARE ADVISED TO CHOOSE AN
ALTERNATE ROUTE, OR SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS
UNAVOIDABLE.

$$

So, does this "MAJOR EARLY SPRING SNOW STORM" imply that we'll have a "MAJOR LATE SPRING SNOW STORM" too?