Frequently Asked Questions

What is is a new website geared towards weather fanatics. We’re looking to dig beyond the forecast, and give people a place to talk about all the things that make them passionate about the weather.

What does the WX in stand for?
WX is a common abbreviation for weather.

What does a team member do? team members help us by providing contributions to the site, and sharing their weather knowledge and experiences with us. There is no minimum requirement for contributions. Just submit whatever, whenever you want.

What kind of contributions are you looking for?
Blogs, photos, videos… as long as it is geared towards weather, we want it!

Do I need a background in meteorology?
Not at all. As long as you’re passionate about the weather, and have a point of view to share, you’re qualified!

Is this limited to Connecticut weather?
Yes, we’re trying to keep the conversation geared to Connecticut weather. However, that doesn’t mean contributors are only from Connecticut, and we welcome people from all over who want to join in the conversation.

Is there an age limit for contributors?
There is an age minimum. As per our terms of service, we ask that all contributors be age 13 or older.

What happens to the content a team member submits?
The content will be pre-screened. Once approved, it will be posted to and associated with the team member’s name and avatar. Some of the content may even end up on TV on News 8.

What’s the next step?
We will be reading through all of the submissions, and contacting those people who we would like to become a part of the team. If you are selected as a contributor, you should expect a phone call or e-mail from Sam Kantrow to go over the details.

Who is Sam Kantrow?
Sam is a meteorologist, a member of Storm Team 8, and will be the team members’ main contact for

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