April Blizzards Bring… Whooping Cranes?


I chuckled a bit when April Fool’s day dawned on an inch or two of fresh snow, making for a White Easter. I was less amused that Tuesday, when a blizzard dumped a good nine inches of snow on my 120-foot long driveway. But that was nothing compared to what was in store. Whether because it was Friday the Thirteenth, the Ides of April, or just a supercharged storm amped up by climate change, howling winds spun nearly eighteen inches of snow across St. Paul between April 13thand 15th. Like its more tropical brethren, this April blizzard even had a…


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