Monthly Archive: October 2013

Sandy vs. Irene (winds)

It’s apparent that Sandy was stronger than Irene, but by how much? The image above shows approximate winds when both systems were located just south of Atlantic City, N.J. Overview: The maximum winds in...

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Storm Chasing Lessons

I was out in Iowa for a storm chasing trip on October 4th, 2013. When all was said and done, there were numerous tornado reports across Nebraska and Iowa. There was even a 1.5...

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Indian Summer Explained

The autumn season is already breath-taking as the leaves begin to change, but throw in a few warm days before winter arrives and it’s simply beautiful. “Indian Summer” is a term that describes¬†a period...

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First Frost and the Growing Season

When it comes to autumn in Connecticut, anything can be expected! Let’s take a look at some facts about the end of the growing season… Average first frost:¬†October 9th While the first frost can...

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