18 CELSIUS: Robins reported in Mt. Pleasant cemetery

Toronto has seen a record February 23 as the temperature reached 15.1 C at Pearson at 11 a.m.  It shot up all the way to 18 C as the day progressed. The previous record for February 23 was 14.9 C in 1984 and the average daytime high on that day is only -0.1 C. Winter hangs on however and more seasonal temperatures will arrive Friday with a high of 4 C. Saturday is looking good with a predicted high of 12 C. The re-appearance of Robins, as seen in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery by local residents, is a clear sign of Spring is closer than normal.