Will the Tropical Atlantic Heat Up?

The tropical Atlantic has remained fairly quiet over the past few weeks, but are there signs of the hurricane season starting to heat up? Im…

Hurricane Bob, 22 Years Ago

Hurricane Bob slammed portions of the area 22 years ago, on August 19th, 1991. Hurricane Warnings were posted by the National Hurricane Cent…

90 Days in July

Let’s take a look at how many days these cities hit 90° or above… A couple of interesting things… Boston & Hartford had more 90’s than Miami…

Did Weather Affect the Civil War?

The American Civil War 1861 – 1865:  Arguably one of the most tragic events in the history of the United States.  Over 600,000 Americans wer…

Record Lows May 25, 2013

Where do I begin? What a interesting setup that was. Vertically stacked storm over Maine now slowly heading out. Its Memorial day weekend Ma…

Hurricane Threat 3rd Year in a Row?

Tracks of all landfalling New England hurricanes, between 1938 and 1991, also including Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, which did not make landf…

Mixed Bag System

A relatively weaker shortwave than I expected is digging around the trough and upper level low in the Great Lakes region. Downstream and ahe…

Sandys Impact on Coastal Bird Habitat

Hurricane Sandy caused catastrophic damage to a remarkably large area of the eastern seaboard on October 30th, 2012.  Sandy’s arrival coinci…

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 …

UI Storm Response Teams at the Ready

UI has entered Storm Mode in preparation for any power disruption that may occur as a result of the blizzard that is currently underway. For…

February 8-9, 2013 Noreaster Forecast

Connecticut forecast for the Nor’easter: Major winter storm is on its way!  The development of the main low pressure area is occurring now n…

A Look Back at The Blizzard of ’78

Thirty-six years ago was the anniversary of one of the most paralyzing blizzards to affect the area. Unfortunately, I am not old enough to h…