The sensors record rainfall, windspeed and the like, and transmit the results to a little information unit on our kitchen wall:
Ds especially likes the little weather man pictured, who is dressed according to the weather, and holds an umbrella whenever it rains. Today is the first day since we had it that he hasn't been wearing a woolly hat.
Spring is definitely here. Here's a little evidence from our garden:
#1: Peony shoots pushing through the earth (excuse the weeds. I took this photo before I did today's weeding)
#2: Forsythia in bloom:
If it continues to warm up here, soon we'll have to cut the grass.