The Weather


AFTER a week of Unusually cold weather, the mean temperature having been 28°.5, and the wind constant from a northerly point, a thaw set in yesterday, and the wind became westerly, when immediately after sunset a rather unusual condition of weather occurred: viz., the rapid formation of a complete sheet of ice on the roads, though at the time, and till eleven P.M., the thermometer was 2° or 3° above the freezing-point.

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