Lake Effect Snow-where??

What’s your take on snow? It seems to be a love-hate relationship here in Connecticut, but if you really hate it, upstate New York is probab…

More on the Urban Heat Island

After receiving a WxEdge.com article from contributor Nick DiGiovanni on Urban Heating, I decided to dig in, and explain just how the Urban …

Warm Front on the Approach?

Ever look up and see a halo around the sun or a full moon? This could be due to an approaching warm front. Since this frontal boundary is on…

Heavy Banded Precip, Why?

Ever wonder why the heavy bands of precip form from our Nor’easter?This is a rather technical analysis, but bear with me.The answer lies in …

Skype Weather Conversation With NHHS

I had a great opportunity Thursday morning to sit in on a North Haven High School Meteorology class…remotely that is. I was able to have a d…

Wacky Hailstones- How Did They Happen?

Yesterday’s severe thunderstorms produced a wide variety of hailstones throughout Connecticut. Some of them were pretty bizarre-looking! Thi…

The 2 “C”s of Forecasting

OK, I won’t bury the lead here… When I’m forecasting, there are 2 main things I’m looking for in the model data, and both begin with a “C”. …

Video: Dangers of Frostbite

Ever hear the term windchill and wonder what it is. Your car thermometer reads 35 degrees but when you walk outside and the wind blows it fe…

Graupel vs Hail

Graupel?? What on earth is this stuff. Believe it or not, you’ve probably seen it many times, but thought it was something else. It’s easily…

Hail, No!

Sleet is a confusing type of winter precip that’s easily misunderstood. Contrary to popular belief, sleet is not hail and hail is not sleet.…

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