Spring Hasn't Sprung in Cleveland, With Indians Home Opener Just One Day Away


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Will spring ever shine on Cleveland? - PHOTO BY EMANUEL WALLACE
  • Photo by Emanuel Wallace
  • Will spring ever shine on Cleveland?
Snow fell this morning in Cleveland. Cars crashed. People complained. Then the sun came out, for an hour or so. Elsewhere in the state, no less than five tornadoes made appearances. None of this should come as a shock, but yet here we are on April 5, two weeks into spring hoping to will warmer temperatures into existence.

However, hopes of thawing out are for not, as the weather forecast headed into next week doesn't look much better.

Tomorrow's Indians Home Opener is predicted to include high winds, potential rain and/or snow along with and spirit-ravaging 40-degree temperatures, according to National Weather Service Cleveland. While snow-outs are rare for the Indians, occurring in 1996 and 2007, with Ohio weather anything is possible.

On top of this, Indians head groundskeeper recently said in a press conference that getting Progressive Field ready for the season has been the most challenging in 25 years, thanks to flip-flopping weather.

As far as we know, the show will go on tomorrow as planned. But that doesn't mean Clevelanders are appreciative of the forecast, naturally accompanied by rain. Here are some of our favorite weather comments from Twitter: 

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