More stories by Sam Kantrow, Meteorologists

Why does it get hot during the summer?

This week as we are hitting 90s in Connecticut you may be wondering… Why does it get so hot in the summer time? If you are thinking that it …

Where to go in a T-storm?

It’s that time of year again where afternoon thunderstorms are very common, but where is the safest place for you to be during this time?  W…

How does heat index work?

During the dog days of summer the term “heat index” gains popularity, but what exactly does it mean? Another way of describing heat index is…

Beating the burn on hot Summer days

We all love to get nice and tan during the summer. After all, Vitamin D is proven to make you feel happy. But at what point do you go from o…

Sunny days means sunglasses weather

Just hanging out at the beach you can see an array of different sunglasses, some that may cost as few as five dollars and other ones that mi…

This weeks beach and boating forecast

On Sunday night each week during the summer, I’m going to try and do a forecast for those of you who don’t have the typical 9-5 job, or have…

Not much trouble in paradise

This is the time of the year where we get the heat…we get the humidity, and often times we get the rain showers that come out of nowhere. Th…

Severe weather threat Monday

If you’ve been on Twitter the last few days, you’ve probably heard a lot about the potential for severe weather in Connecticut. We have a lo…