Stratford News Gradual warming ideal to avoid flooding this spring SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Thursday, Mar. 6th, 2014 You might be sick and tired of the cold weather but Geoff Coulson really hopes things don’t warm up too quickly. The Environment Canada meteorologist is worried about a sudden quick shift to spring weather. He says that would melt a lot of snow and cause flooding: [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cjcsradio.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/coulsonone.mp3″] The expectation at this point is that we should be in the clear by mid-April. Coulson tells us what we should see between now and then: [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cjcsradio.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/coulsontwo.mp3″] Coulson says cold weather is in the forecast for the immediate future. However, Monday’s forecast does call for a chance of rain with a high of plus 5 degrees.