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Weather 101: What is the Spring Equinox?

First Day of Spring: lesson for kids
Weather 101
Posted at 10:15 AM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 17:16:28-04

The start of spring is officially here.

Technically, we celebrate the "spring equinox" at 11:49 p.m., which is merely a moment in time when the suns rays are lined up perfectly over the equator.

What does this mean and what happens next?

Check out today's mini weather lesson from 9 First Warning Meteorologist Jennifer ketchmark