Category Archives: Humor

Could Cantore Witness Thundersnow #5?

I think it’s on his mind… Best chances for #thundersnow looks to be late tonight and during the early morning hours for #Boston and southern New England.#MAwx #RIwx — Jim Cantore (@JimCantore) February 8, 2013 Of course, he’s witnessed it … Continue reading

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The National Weather Service Forecasts 21+ Inches of Snow Over the Atlantic Ocean

Today, it was announced that Dr. Louis Uccellini will take over as the Director of the National Weather Service.  I’ve had the opportunity to see him speak a couple times at conferences.  I hope he will do well in his … Continue reading

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The Origin of Frankenstorm: Your Tax Dollars at Work

If you have yet to hear the name “Frankenstorm” in reference to Sandy and the hybrid cyclone she will become after making landfall, get ready to hear it a lot.  You will no doubt wonder, “Who came up with that … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Henry Margusity’s Forecast for Sandy

Henry Margusity is a meteorologist at AccuWeather.com. Like many meteorologists this week, he has been attempting to forecast the evolution of Hurricane Sandy. He also appears to be fighting a battle either with himself or unspecified readers. Everything begins innocently … Continue reading

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Is It Snowing in Minnesota?

I’m confused.  It appears it’s snowing in Minnesota (and far eastern North Dakota), but I’m not entirely sure.  I read rumors about 2,000 customers losing power.  I saw school delays and cancellations.  I even read about something called a Winter … Continue reading

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The Weather Channel to Name Winter Storms

The calendar has changed to October and the first significant cold air is on the way for much of the US.  So, I suppose it seemed like a good time for The Weather Channel to announce that it will begin … Continue reading

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Green Bay NBC Affiliate Uses Replacement Weatherman

If you’re a sports fan (or interacted with one today), you are no doubt aware of the stupidity that took place last night in Seattle.  As the clock expired, Seattle’s Russell Wilson heaved a pass into the end zone in … Continue reading

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