More stories by Rich Sparago

How Rare are Connecticut Droughts?

I did a little research, and found that droughts in this neck of the woods are far more common than I had suspected. Here are a few facts on…

It’s Nice, But What About The Rain?

Here in the Northeast, we’ve been enjoying an amazing stretch of fall weather. To be more accurate, we had been enjoying nice fall weather u…

What a Difference a Year Makes

Our weather is starting to feel like spring, as with the exception of some very warm days earlier this week, we’ve been experiencing high te…

Last Year, We Were In A Drought

Remember last year at this time, when we were closing one of the driest months of March Connecticut had ever seen? In fact, in March of 2012…

Unpredictable Easter Weather

Easter comes early this year, March 31st. Have you ever wondered why Easter is sometimes in March, and in other years, early or late April? …

1962 March Storm and 2013 March Storm

Now that it seems that the storm brewing for the middle of this week will move out to sea to our south, it may be safe to take a look at som…

Is It 2003 All Over Again?

The blizzard of 2013 is living up to expectations. The staff at WTNH gave us plenty of warning, as they were calling this storm as early as …

2012 Precipitation in the Northeast

According to tonight’s forecast, today’s snow event will likely be the last significant precipitation of 2012 in the northeast. The year sta…

What is the NAO?

Now that we’ve officially entered winter, we’re hearing about the various factors that influence our weather. One such factor that is mentio…

How Likely Is A White Christmas?

Today is December first, and the holiday season is in full swing. Many people are asking the question, “will we have a white Christmas?” The…

Sandy, October 2012

Sometimes a picture can truly say 1,000 words. I took this photo around high tide today at Anchor Beach in Milford. The Sound was crashing a…

The “Perfect Storm” of 1991

As hurricane Sandy bears down on the northeast, we’re hearing many comparisons to the “Perfect Storm” of 1991. Let’s take a look at the stor…

Is this in our future?

Next weekend, Fall arrives. That’s a great time of year in New England, the colors are vibrant and the air is crisp. But most people don’t a…

2012-Will there be an El Nino?

This week, Australian Bureau of Meteorology published its outlook on whether or not there will be an El Nino in 2012. You may ask why we sho…

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