More stories by Jim Bova

Getting Your Car Ready for Winter

  It is inevitable, we WILL have snow and ice covered roads here in the Northeast in the not too distant future. This morning’s cold should …

Once in a Blue Moon

I have always been into folklore, but I never realized how much weather folklore there is. Most have heard the terms Blue Moon and Super Moo…

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In Search of the Perfect Christmas Tree

For as long as I can remember my Family has always gone to the tree farm and cut our own tree. I have memories of warm clear days, cold snow…

Interview with Mark Sudduth

While on vacation in the Midwest my Wife and I were watching the Weather Channel ‘s coverage of Hurricane Arthur when I saw Mark Sudduth pla…

Interview with Meteorologist Sam Kantrow

  I was very fortunate to be picked by Sam to be a contributor to WXEDGE.com and to meet him personally. I was very happy when he said yes t…

Mosquitoes

 This is the time of the year that mosquitoes are out in force.. I was out this morning washing my Wife’s car and they were like a fighter s…

Watch Your Butts!

I was leaving Home Depot yesterday and saw a large cloud of smoke. Getting closer I saw the decorative mulch around the local bank was smold…

Low Tech Weather Forecasting

Before the days of computer models, Doppler radar and other modern technology, there was still weather forecasting and observation. The earl…

Meteorologist Jim Cantore

Image credit: The Weather Channel. Back in late July of last year I contacted Jim Cantore about doing an interview for WXedge.com. I thought…

All About Fog

Fog, we have heard of it, seen it and probably driven through fog. But do you know what fog is? Have you ever heard that fog eats snow? What…

Icicle Safety

Icicles hanging off a house although may beautiful can cause both a safety hazard to people and damage to roof and gutters. Being very caref…

Snow Measuring Tips

With multiple snow storms this week, many will be sending in snowfall amounts to various agencies. It is important to not measure the old sn…

It May Be Tough, but Enjoy the Snow

Winter weather, like the week ahead, may have a lot of people feeling inconvenient, aggravated or down right angry. Instead of being negativ…

Groundhog Day 2014

Groundhog Day 2014 is upon us. But where did this tradition come from? According to groundhog.org :   “The celebration of Groundhog Day bega…