Weather Channel has gone entirely off the road in naming storms. Now it's Nemo. A cute singing fish who brings two feet of snow and hurricane winds.
This leaves all the horrible weather-god names unused! Thus, for the sake of Orwellian symmetry, we need to use some horrible ancient gods for ordinary
Spokane has been through our share of winter hell years
, and I'm sure we'll have more in the future... but this year isn't our turn. Here's what we've been seeing in Spokane for a few weeks now:
Extremely non-extreme winter. Solidly average. Highs in the 30s, lows in the 20s, couple inches of snow every week, otherwise foggy or partly cloudy. The freezing fog makes walking difficult, but mainly it's just nice.
I therefore propose "GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG RAGNAROK SHIVA KALI! OH SHIT! EVERYONE'S DEAD!"
as the official name for our nice decent ordinary winter.