“NBC 4 New York will offer exclusive, live coverage of New York City’s 256th St. Patrick’s Day Parade starting at 11 a.m. [Eastern Time] Friday, March 17, continuing through 3 p.m. The parade will also be streamed live on NBCNewYork.com.”
I’m presently watching Fox News while having a green salad for breakfast, 6:00am CT.
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!
Parade weather? While this Friday morning is starting out at a warm 62F here in Norman Oklahoma, it is 30F with a wind chill of 23F in New York City. The high today there is to be 43F, about 34 at the start of the parade. At least the city has cleared away the snow from the recent storm. Here in Norman the high is forecasted to be 73F.
I’m wearing a tropical shirt with images of palm trees – green palms – that’s as close as I can get to wearing green today. I normally wear blue or brown.
Spring came early here with the blooming of the white flowers on the Dogwood trees during the last week of February. Yesterday was the true Equinox with 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night here, sunrise 7:38am CT, sunset 7:38pm CT.
Official FIRST DAY OF SPRING – Spring Equinox 2017 in Northern Hemisphere will be at 5:28 AM Central Time US on Monday March 20.
“An equinox is the moment in which the plane of Earth’s equator passes through the center of the Sun, which occurs twice each year, around 20 March and 23 September. On an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal duration all over the planet.” – Wikipedia.
“The March equinox or Northward equinox is the equinox on the Earth when the subsolar point appears to leave the southern hemisphere and cross the celestial equator, heading northward as seen from Earth. In the Northern Hemisphere the March equinox is known as the vernal equinox, and in the Southern Hemisphere as the autumnal equinox.” – Wikipedia.
Reported by Jim Lantern in Norman Oklahoma
Friday morning 17 March 2017
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