A Slow Start to Spring.

Mar 16, 2014 Comments Off by

After a brutal winter dominated by frequent visits from the dreaded polar vortex, and more snow days for kids than parents probably cared to deal with, spring has been slow to arrive. While meteorological spring begins on March 1st, the equinox (the actual start of spring) isn’t set to arrive for a few more days. [...]

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Why is Forecasting Winter Precipitation so Hard? Reason 1: Precip Type

Jan 11, 2013 Comments Off by

It happens all the time. 6 to 12 inches of snow is predicted. Blizzard warnings! Batten down the hatches, stay inside, close the schools WOO HOO SNOW DAY! *wake up the next morning* a dusting. Its enough to drive a person crazy and lose trust in every weatherman alive. But why is predicting snow so [...]

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Northeast Braces for Nor’easter, Plains and Midwest Severe Weather to Follow.

Nov 05, 2012 Comments Off by

As previously mentioned, an active weather week is indeed taking shape, some of the forecast details have changed (as is common) but the overall pattern still looks to be on track. First up is the nor’easter set to impact areas hard hit by recent Superstorm Sandy. Overall this forecast remains the same. Surface low pressure, [...]

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Watching Two Big Weather Makers This Week.

Nov 04, 2012 Comments Off

A potentially active weather week is in store for much of the nation. First on Thursday the 8th the northeast braces for potential impacts of a nor’easter barely a week after Sandy’s devastation. This system will be nowhere near as strong as Sandy, but with the area already crippled, this is the last thing people [...]

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