Bridgeport’s Heaviest Snow Storms

Bridgeport residents know that when there’s a snow storm in Connecticut, usually they are not the ones to get the brunt of it. As snow storm…

Extreme Flooding: Hartford

It’s not completely uncommon to see the Connecticut River flood in Hartford. What might surprise you would be the top 5 floods over the past…

Extreme Weather Facts: Bridgeport

Bridgeport has had its’ share of extreme weather over the years. Here are some fun and interesting extreme weather facts…

My Top 5 Random Snow Tools

Now that winter is finally beginning to show it’s ugly face, I find myself starting to deal with the same old snow issues around my house. S…

Nature’s Batteries

We see them all the time, but it takes some very specific criteria for a thunderstorm to be born, and unless these ingredients are perfect, …

Snow Recap- January 21, 2012

The picture shows the amount of liquid precip that fell throughout the storm. A heavy band of snow (2″-3″ per hour/rate) was “training” thro…

This Week in WX-January 24th 1996: Storm

After a period of warm weather, a rain storm impacted the area Rain combined with snow and ice melt caused major flooding An ice jam occurre…

You’re Hot and You’re Cold…

Connecticut is well-known for wild temperature swings..You’re hot and you’re cold, you’re yes and you’re… Let’s dive in and spice things up …

Why has the Weather Been so Severe?

Some people point to global warming, others just say the world is coming to an end. At the end of the day, people want to know why the weath…

‘The Hail is That?

We all know those people that start screaming, “it’s hailing!!!” whenever icy clumps fall from the sky during the winter season. The truth i…

Do’s and Don’ts for Measuring Snow

So it’s starting to snow and you want your report to be the first one that Gil mentions on air. You run outside and stick your ruler in the …