Tagged: snow

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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Snowfall: March 31, 2014

Rain began to change to sleet and snow during the pre-dawn hours on March 31st across northwestern Connecticut. A band of heavy precipitation formed near Route 8 and began to pivot southeast. This band...

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Eastern U.S. Snowfall-to-Date

Here’s an approximate look at how much snow has fallen across the eastern U.S. so far this season. Snow was observed as far south as the Gulf Coast and many locations further north saw...

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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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Common Myths About Snow

Let’s dive into some common misconceptions about snow and clear it all up… One common myth is that the ground can be too warm for snow to accumulate. This has been easily proven wrong,...

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Climate Change: More or Less Snow?

Climate change…does it mean more or less snow? After a period of time from the late 1990’s into the early 2000’s, it seemed as if every winter was getting warmer and less snowy. Then,...

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Probability of a White Christmas

Above graphic shows the probability of having 1″+ of snow on the ground on Christmas. Based on an image from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) The topic of a white Christmas is one...

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