After getting beat up this winter, weary residents cling to forecasters’ every word – desperate for some positive news that warmer weather is around the corner.

So when a forecaster, for example, declares winter over – there is much rejoicing (whether it’s true or not).

In Canada – where the winter has been especially brutal – the bar for celebrating a forecast is very low: all it takes is 1 degree, as this hilarious video illustrates…

Video courtesy The Rick Mercer Report.