Winter to Summer in Less Than 24 Hours

Today the weather forecast proved correct. We must have had at least 10 hours of sunshine. Yesterday morning we had gusts in excess of 60mph, with driving rain.  Today the crocuses that we planted last autumn have opened their heads to catch the sunshine. I went out walking without a coat or jacket! I remarked to someone that we had gone from winter to summer in less than 24 hours, missing out spring. He said, you can experience such a change in less than 2 hours. If this is noon what will this afternoon hold? (Click a picture for the title, double-click for slideshow of larger pictures)

I’ll greet visitors to the front door.