After people dig themselves out of this seemingly endless series of snowstorms, they might start asking how the Climate Prediction Center got the forecast so wrong. No one said anything about an oncoming polar vortex. This was supposed to be a warmer than usual Winter.

+ Of course, we can’t blame climate scientists for being unable to predict something as unpredictable as the weather. Especially when one in four of us doesn’t know that the Earth revolves around the Sun.