1.7.13 ’98 Ice Storm Anniversary

15 years ago today, our region was in the midst of an incredible ice storm that affected millions of people. January 7-9, 1998 was one of the most destructive winter storms in our history! With cold air pooling in from the north, and a deep moisture feed all the way from the Gulf of Mexico […]

1.6.13 Warmer Weather On The Way

To follow up on meteorologist Steve Glazier’s blog, we have a marked warming trend coming for the late week and weekend time frame it seems! This will come as the jet stream shifts its pattern. Recall, the jet stream is a fast flowing river of air in the atmosphere (about 8-12 miles above the Earth’s […]

1.5.13 Colder, but Making Turn to Warmer Again

We have seen some of the coldest air in almost a year! On the left you’ll find three similar pictures that show red and blue. Those are courtesy the CPC/NOAA and show the observed temperature at Burlington compared to the average temperature. The red shows above average days and blue shows below average days in […]

1.14.13 Warmth hit our snowpack hard

As you well know, it certainly has been mild around here for the past several days. We crawled out of the deep Arctic freeze early in the month of January, only to find a long stretch of above average and above freezing temps for nearly 8 days now! For most of our region, the daily […]

1.10.13 Big Divide Coming Into Our Country

There’s a big divide coming into ‘The Lower 48’ and no, I don’t mean between democrats and republicans debating over the debt ceiling. I’m talking about snow! A large dip in the jet stream will move across the western half of the country from January 10-13, 2013 while the eastern half will get very warm […]

1.15.15 Stats on the Recent Thaw

The January thaw is coming to an end, but not after doing some damage to our snow cover across northern New England. You can read Chief Meteorologist Kerrin Jeromin’s blog from the day prior, showing a nice visual of  New England and the snow loss in a one week period. It’s quite a bit, especially […]