Historic Earthquake on this Day in 1791
The largest Earthquake in Connecticut’s history happened on this day way back in 1791. The earthquake occurred near Moodus in the East Haddam region. The Indians referred to this area as the...
First 80 Degree Day in North Haven
May 10th marks the first day of 2013 where the temperature surpassed the 80 degree mark in North Haven. We came close on April 9th when it hit 79°, but 80 wouldn’t come until mid-May this...
Global Warming Causes More Wildfires?
Wildfires are at a 10 year low this year. Wait a second, I thought global warming was going to cause a rise in wildfires? This Federal report claimed that twice as many wildfires were likely...
Cicadas Set to Invade Connecticut
When the temperature of the ground reaches 64°, billions of cicada bugs will awaken from their 17 year slumber. Here is a video from Illinois of cicadas engulfing a tree:
April Summary from North Haven
April was a very mild and dry month in North Haven. We had 6 straight days of 60+ temperatures to end the month. We missed hitting 80° by 1 degree during a brief warm-up on April 9th. 21...
Will Weather Hinder the Standoff?
We all woke up to some breaking news regarding the manhunt for the two terrorists involved in the attacks at the Boston Marathon. We have learned that the suspects killed an MIT police officer before...
Take a Hike on the Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail is a trail extending over 2000 miles from Maine to Georgia. It’s very challenging, but also very beautiful. One of my bucket list items is to successfully hike the...
Scott's 2013 March Summary
The ground hog was wrong! We ended up with 6 more weeks of winter and March of 2013 was much colder than March of 2012. This year the average high temperature was 45.8° which was average. ...
Behind the Scenes at 2013 WXedge Meet and Greet
Thursday March 28th, 2013 was the 2nd WXedge meet and greet at WTNH Channel 8 in New Haven, CT. I saw many familiar faces and met some new contributors who recently signed up! I really...
Take a Trip to Blue Hills Observatory
Now that warmer temperatures are on the way, I’d like to share a great destination for weather geeks. It is called the Blue Hill Observatory and is located in nearby Massachusetts about 10...