NWS Testing New Mobile Website

The National Weather Service is working on a project to streamline their website. The latest test includes a new mobile page. It’s really ab…

Connecticut’s Worst Drought

With 2012 off to a dry start, let’s take a look back at Connecticut’s worst drought: 1962-65  You have to go back to mid-60s to find a reall…

I Survived: The 1990 Luzon Earthquake

It was July 16, 1990. My parents and I were on vacation in the Philippines visiting my mother’s family in Hagonoy on the island of Luzon. We…

Flashback: March Flooding of 2011

Following the epic snowfall of 2010-11, there was plenty of flooding across the region. This is definitely quite the opposite of the post-wi…

Hitchin’ a Ride on a 747

Space shuttle Discovery, atop a 747 carrier jet, departs the Kennedy Space Center, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Credit: …

AmericanWX Conference: July 13-15, 2012

For weather enthusiasts and meteorologists alike, the Second Annual American Weather Conference is an awesome event to attend! Conference de…

EC Tries to Bring Winter Back

Just as quickly as summer arrived, the ECMWF (00z) is now forecasting a sharp return to more winter-like conditions in the extended forecast…

Soil Moisture and Low Temperatures

Soil moisture affects low temperatures in a different way than high temperatures… If the ground is moist at night: There are two consequence…

Did Weather Sink The Titanic?

We will soon be approaching the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.  April 14, 1912 was the last time the great ship would ever…

Have You Found Your Pot of Gold?

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “Rainbow Butt”. You haven’t? Then you probably never worked in a Call Center and no, it’s not what you …

Oh No! It’s Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th and many superstitious people believe that today is a very unlucky day. More than 60 million people worldwide are a…