Tagged: April

April 2015 Tornado Forecast

After a very persistent pattern through much of the winter, featuring a large ridge across the West Coast of the U.S. and troughing in the East, the pattern is undergoing changes. After record low...

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Snowfall: April 15-16, 2014

After early afternoon highs in the lower 60s across much of Connecticut on April 15th, a strong cold front moved through the area at night. Rain quickly changed to sleet and snow across the...

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Severe Season Waking Up

Similarly to 2013, the start of 2014 has been off to a relatively slow start in terms of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Through the end of March, there were only 70 tornadoes reported across...

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Early Spring Tornadoes in Connecticut

Severe weather season doesn’t really get going until June and July in the Northeast, but tornadoes have formed in Connecticut during April and May… Earliest Tornado on Record: On April 26th, 1961, an F1...

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How Common is April Snow?

Just how common is snow in the spring? Well, March is typically a snowy month in terms of total snowfall, but once you get into late March and April, snowfall averages decrease dramatically. Average...

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Last Frost and the Growing Season

As the spring season carries on, warm weather eventually gives way to the start of the growing season. Here are some key facts about gardening weather in Connecticut… Average last frost in Connecticut:¬†April 26th...

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Hot Spring Stats

April is the first full month of spring and it has had it has had plenty of hot days around Connecticut. The following stats are from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. Hottest...

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April Outlook

The colder than average pattern may persist into April across the Northeast. Connecticut highlights: -Temperatures are forecast to be slightly below to near average for April 2014. -There could be a winter storm somewhere...

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