Vernal Equinox, 1:26 P.M. EST
The word equinox is derived from the Latin words meaning "equal night." The vernal, or spring, equinox is the point at which the Sun appears to cross the celestial equator from south to north, signaling the beginning of nature's renewal in the Northern Hemisphere.
-- The Old Farmer's Almanac.
Today's weather forecast here is for cold, rain, sleet, and snow tonight.