Some of the Worst Droughts in History
As the United States is gripped by more oppressive heat and major drought conditions, I thought I would do a little research on droughts of the past. First, a drought is defined as “a period...
Flooding on 8/1/2012
Heavy rain has been falling for many places across the state, but the heaviest so far seems to be in Naugatuck. Check out the pictures.
Port Jefferson/Stony Brook, NY Hurricane Sandy Damage
Hurricane Sandy was an incredibly large storm with wide ranging impacts. I had the fortune of living an a particularly elevated section of Port Jefferson during this storm. Here in Long Island, if you...
How to Increase Indoor Humidity Levels
During the last several days the dew points and temperatures have been in the single digits and even below zero! Inside the house, when the air is heated, the relative humidity has been dropping rapidly....
Think It's Easy to Forecast Snow?
Forecasting snow.It's one of the most important forecasts, yet it can be the most challenging. Snow can be pretty to look at, but when it comes to how it impacts people's day to day lives, it can...
Green Roofs Blossom in America's Cities
City parks and stock exchanges are not the only place to find large expanses of green these days. Green roofs are starting to become part of the cityscape in many of the larger cities on both the...
Potential For Storminess Shifts East
Unfortunately, the hype surrounding the potential for a Midwest tornado outbreak did prove to be accurate. As of 7:15pm Sunday, the count for this severe weather outbreak is up to at least 140 Tornado...
Arctic Blast Out West
Up is down. Left is right. The weather world is topsy-turvy.While Connecticut is set to hit 58 degrees on Thursday, an Arctic front is pushing into the southern Plains, affecting my home state of Oklahoma...
DENSE FOG, WARM NIGHT, COLD FRONT, AND RAIN
DENSE FOG ADVISORY
Visibility will be an issue overnight...