Tagged: Connecticut

Connecticut Snowfall: Feb. 5, 2016

Spotty light rain impacted portions of Connecticut on February 4th as a frontal boundary slowly advanced east through the area. As the front became nearly stationary near the coast, a wave of low pressure...

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Connecticut Snowfall: Jan. 23-24, 2016

Snow reached southern Connecticut during the predawn hours on January 23rd. The snow gradually moved inland, dropping the most persistent bands of moderate to heavy snow on an axis from Fairfield County, northeastward into...

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Connecticut’s Tornado Season

I decided to take a look back and see where the average “tornado season” falls for this area. Where frequency is the running 10-day daily frequency of a tornado between 1950-2013 The months with...

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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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Long Island Sound in the Spring

As the weather warms up, so does the Sound. There is a noticeable delay or lag in how ocean temperatures rise…Let’s take a look at the ocean temperatures and their affects, with the focus...

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