Its Spring on the calendar but Winter lingers in central New York, especially after Stella hammered the region. Despite the snowbanks, there are ways to tell the season has arrived. Here's 6 signs Spring is popping up in central New York.

1. The shorts & shades are out

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2. 4 foot snow banks instead of 8

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3. We found our vehicles

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4. Flowers Blooming

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5. Ice Cream parlors opened

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6. Pot holes are showing

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7. Women are shaving legs

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8. Closer to FrogFest

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