Everyone You Know Gets Car Washed, Goes for a Jog as St. Louis Warms Up
We don't want to jinx anything, but it sure is starting to feel like spring in St. Louis.
Paul Sableman on Flickr It's finally warm and dry enough to get a car wash!
After a winter full of polar vortices, frost quakes and far too many snow days, St. Louisans are itching to feel the sun on their skin -- and to get those salt stains off their cars.
Patios, playgrounds and public spaces were packed Sunday, despite the temperature staying slightly-cool at around 55 degrees.
It's like Lord of the Flies at any public playground today.— City Museum (@citymuseum) March 9, 2014
People seemed willing to take any excuse to get outdoors:
With the forecast finally looking up, many St. Louisans seemed to have the same idea: wash all this salt off the car.
Loooooooong line at the car wash pic.twitter.com/Fx2yqTzQwc— leisa zigman ksdk (@leisazigman) March 9, 2014
It's 60 degrees n the line out the main road for a car wash on lemay gaaaaaah damn pic.twitter.com/ctEr1vLT9Y— Luca Brasi ♈ (@A1_Mujic) March 9, 2014
And after those long, winter days stuck at home eating junk and marathoning House of Cards, joggers and bicyclists filled sidewalks, parks and trails around the city.
Hello spring! Looks like today is going to be a good day to start running outside again. #stlwx— nikki venegoni (@nikkiv22) March 9, 2014
Just got home from the gym but this weather is so nice I think I wanna go on a run