Lee: The Big (Shortlived) Chill smacks the Southland
The Chamber of Commerce refers to them as winter residents and relishes the multi dollars brought into the local economy.
The locals, however, call them snowbirds and are less than enthusiastic about having to dodge those many extra cars with their out-of-state license plates who jam up and make even worse the already crowded streets and highways.
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