Category Archives: Winter Weather

Does AccuWeather Respect the Process?

Or is this what people want?… (emphasis mine) Though summerlike temperatures kicked off fall in some parts of the United States, winter — with its cold and snow — is quickly following. The season will get off to a slow … Continue reading

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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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AccuWeather Trolls Hard with New Winter Outlook

This morning, AccuWeather released what I have to believe is their final Winter outlook.  December 1st is the beginning of meteorological Winter and I don’t think much could change between now and then to affect their outlook.  So how do … Continue reading

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El Niño Watch Discontinued

About 10 days ago, the CPC ended their El Niño watch after conditions declined into the ENSO-neutral category.  Coming out of La Niña last Winter, most forecasts expected El Niño conditions to develop for this year’s Winter.  In fact, El … Continue reading

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The Snowy Side of Sandy

If you haven’t already, you can find a slew of images and videos from coastal areas all over the internet (Twitter is a great resource, if you’re not using it) and television regarding Sandy’s impact.  It’s incredible and scary at … 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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