Happy National Weatherperson’s Day!

“February 5 is National Weatherperson’s Day, commemorating the birth of John Jeffries in 1744” says the NWS. Jeffries was one of America’s f…

Nuisance Storms to Major Storms

Tonight will make the third “mood snow” type even over the past week or so, all together not even amounting to an inch in some areas, but th…

Photos: Blizzard of 1978

Between February 5th and 8th of 1978, a historic blizzard ripped through portions of New England. The snow was so heavy that countless vehic…

Great Backyard Bird Count Coming Up

The 16th annual Great Backyard Bird Count is quickly approaching.   Each year over President’s Day Weekend, birders all over the US and Cana…

Southern New England Summary (27 cities)

In an earlier post, I summarized the first month of 2013 in North Haven Connecticut.  The results were above average temperatures, below ave…

Mid-Winter Snow Departures 2012-13

We are midway through the winter season with 6 more weeks left… Here’s a look at 10 select locations I picked…5 snowy, 5 not so snowy. I use…

Think It’s Easy to Forecast Snow?

Forecasting snow.It’s one of the most important forecasts, yet it can be the most challenging.  Snow can be pretty to look at, but when it c…

Quincy Shares Wind Damage Photos

As winds gusted to 60 and even 70+ MPH early Thursday morning, viewers sent in plenty of storm damage photos. The winds were so strong that …

Photos: Calm After the Storm

Strong winds and heavy rain ripped through Connecticut early Thursday morning, but it wasn’t long before skies cleared out and some rainbows…

Damaging Winds Slammed CT

Wild weather raced CT yesterday as a strong series of rain, thunderstorms, and wind passed by Connecticut. Tornadoes were reported in other …

Photos: Destructive Overnight Winds

Strong winds ripped through the state after midnight ahead of a strong cold front. Numerous wind gusts over 60 MPH were reported and some ar…

Wind Reports: Hurricane Force Gusts

Here are the peak wind gusts, as reported by the National Weather Service: Location Max. Wind Gust (MPH) Westbrook 78 Madison 73 East Haven …