Spring arrives in SD&G tonight

In this April 2016, file photo, a volunteer picks up trash during spring cleanup in Cornwall. Spring officially arrives at 5:58 p.m. tonight. (Newswatch Group/File)

SD&G – Many people are hoping to close the chapter on a bitterly cold and icy winter across the region.

Spring officially arrives at 5:58 p.m. tonight (Wednesday).

The Weather Network says spring is going to “struggle at times” to get in place with “significant shots of colder weather” that will interrupt the weather pattern in April and May.

Overall, spring temperatures and precipitation are expected to be near normal.