Last I checked December 21st was the first day of winter. Well, it's currently about 84 degrees at Fort Hood, Texas. Not that anybody's complaining ...
We are currently about 23 degrees warmer than it is at my parent's house .. just north of Tampa, Florida.
This has already been a weird winter, and it hasn't even started yet.
That being said, I'm not going to gloat too much ... this being Texas and all. I'm working in the evenings on Christmas Eve, and Christmas day; and I expect by the time I get off work on the 24th, the wind should be blowing, and the temperature should be dropping pretty good. It will most likely be below freezing by morning.
No chance of snow though.
In fact, with this being a La Nina year, it's entirely possible we won't see snow (or much rain for that matter) all winter long. The long term forecast is warmer and drier than normal for the next 3 months. Judging just by today, we seem to be off to a pretty good start on making that prediction come true.
And on that note, I'm off to throw on some shorts, and maybe wash my car :-D
Keep havin FuN!