Related Program: Northland Morning Backyard Almanac: Nor'easters: they're not just for New England anymore By Lisa Johnson • Apr 20, 2018 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email Big waves on the Big Lake, April 14, 2018 Credit ©Tone Coughlin Photography. All rights reserved. Used with permission. The first half of April ended in a most dramatic fashion: record-breaking (low) temperatures, high winds, crashing waves and a record snowfall. And while it certainly wasn't appreciated by everyone, Larry Weber says it was still fascinating. Listen Listening... / 9:09 Tags: Backyard AlmanacLarry WeberNor'eastersWindsWavessnowRecord Cold TemperaturesMigrationspringTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Backyard Almanac: believe it or not, it's supposed to be 47 degrees By Lisa Johnson • Apr 13, 2018 Northlanders rejoiced when we hit an official high temperature of 47 degrees Wednesday. Trouble is, that's supposed to be the average temperature for this time of year. Backyard Almanac: why April snows are good for us By Lisa Johnson • Apr 6, 2018 Mumes World/Flickr How does that meme on Facebook go? "April showers bring snow plowers"? Leave it to Larry Weber to remind us just how important these April snows are. Backyard Almanac: the only time of year we long to see dandelions and Canada geese By Lisa Johnson • Mar 30, 2018 Torn between longing for signs of spring and the excitement of a winter snowstorm, Northlanders can find a little something to make everyone happy.