Second Warmest Winter in Connecticut

The weather in Connecticut the past year has been one to remember starting with an earthquake in the summer, Tropical Storm Irene and the fr…

Huge Solar Storm-March 7th

WOW…my twitter feedis literally blowing up today over very strong solar storm activity. I found a great video for the latest information on …

Will you see the northern lights tonight?

With the increased solar activity, I’ve gotten a lot of questions as to whether we’ll be able to see the Aurora Borealis as far south as Con…

Is the snow over?

As we get into the month of March both the sun angle and temperature rise rapidly. Its a time when most of us ask the question is the snow o…

Shattering Leap Day Records

A previous article highlighted Leap Day weather extremes. In the past, February 29th has not been a particularly exciting day weather-wise, …

Solar Flare Activity Caught on Camera

The largest solar flare in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power…

Doctor Doctor – Give Me The News…

Can you explain these strange symptoms? My step is bouncy, my head is dreamy and my heart is racing… oh and my nose is running! I feel the n…

A Tale of Four Februaries

Anyone talking about the weather lately can certainly agree from casual observation that this past February had much less snow and was warme…

What causes Hail?

What causes Hail? Hail is large, layered ice particles, often spherical in shape, which are produced by thunderstorms having strong, tilted …

A Sunday Afternoon Sky Movie

Here is a nice video showing a great cloud show over New Haven. Look for Low, middle and high clouds going in different directions. I shot t…

Using an infrared thermometer

One of my favorite weather gadgets is my infrared thermometer. Infrared thermometers can be used to measure surface temperatures that are no…

Early and Late-Season Snow Records

New England is no stranger to winter weather, even when the calendar reads autumn or spring… October For Bridgeport at Sikorski Airport, the…