While more cold and snow are still possible, the winter season is coming to a close. On April 28, the Southwest Michigan chapter of the AMS & NWA hosted a phenomenal presentation on the winter season.
Meteorologist Bill Marino, with the National Weather Service Forecast Office, Grand Rapids presented an in depth look at The Anomalous Winter of 2013/2014 to include:
Some Possible Explanations
His insightful explanation delves into the polar vortex, water temperatures in the Gulf of Alaska, and the October East Asian snow cover.
You can view his complete presentation at this link: The Anomalous Winter of 2013/2014