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They've Had Enough! Snow Fatigue Becomes Reality for Northerners as Another Winter Storm Looms

By Sean Breslin
Published: March 25, 2014

They're supposed to be thawing out by now.

That's the sentiment of countless Northern residents as yet another winter storm prepares to lash the coast with blasts of snow, wind and cold air. Your friends in Pennsylvania, New York and New England have sent you all the funny snow memes they could find this season, but the thought of another storm bearing down on their town has sucked any remaining sense of humor out of them.

There's no way to look at another winter storm with a glass-half-full approach. It's just not funny anymore.

(MORE: Will We See a Blizzard in New England? | Deep South to Freeze, Too)

Below, we've compiled remarks from Northern residents who've weighed in on the forecast for the next couple of days. Whether they're expecting an inch of snow or more than a foot, it appears this is the storm that finally broke the North's optimism that spring is coming soon, if ever.


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