A miserable winter back east — science says so

By Seth Borenstein and Jeff Karoub The Associated Press Published Feb 27, 2014 at 12:01AM
The Associated Press file photo Work crews clear ice off the road earlier this month in Detroit as water continues to spew from a broken water main. A new winter “misery index” confirms what many Americans in the Midwest and East already know: Their winter was one of the harshest of a lifetime.