Winter 2016 Snowfall Summary
A slow start was the pattern yet again here on the CT shoreline, but a string of major events in the second half of January caught us up to right around normal for the 2015/2016 Season:
Significant Winter Storm Threatens Portions of Eastern US
Greetings! A real tricky forecast continues for many areas as we sit 3-4 days prior to the window of interest for a developing East Coast Low this weekend. What we know: Someone on the east coast is going to see a decent snow storm from this. The area of highest confidence in that is within a zone…
A Warm Christmas with a Generally Unsettled Weather Pattern
Record warmth remains the top story this year as a strong low pressure system in the great lakes opens up the flood gates for deep southwesterly flow Tonight through Christmas eve night.
Christmas Week Forecast
Now that we’ve ruled out a white Christmas, let’s see what this week’s weather will bring us. Warmth with a couple rounds of unsettled weather appear likely, but will it be enough to spoil Christmas in Connecticut?
Record Warmth Possible this Weekend
Warm weather in December? That will certainly be the case for the third major holiday shopping weekend of the year. While things could take a more unsettled turn by the beginning of the work week, there is still no sign of snow in our forecast.
Becoming Mild Late week
December warmth will be a trend in our forecast as the background pattern continues to project above normal temperatures.
Sunny weather to Start, Will it Rain Tuesday?
Discussion: High pressure is building into the region from the west. A weak shortwave and associated cold front approach the area tonight despite which the weather should remain dry. In the upper levels, ridging continues to build into the area, and should remain that way through the weekend.
Sunny Weekend in Store
The first weekend of December will prove to be a pleasant one as holiday festivities kick off in many areas across the country. Yesterday was the big tree lighting for the famous Rockefeller center tree in Manhattan, NY. As a result, this weekend will be a popular first opportunity of the season for many to visit…
Weather improves Late Week
Rain and fog today gives way to a pleasant ending to the first week of December. The overall pattern for the next couple weeks favors milder, above normal temperatures… so who’s complaining?
Rain, raw conditions mid-week
The first day of meteorological winter has arrived. A strong El Nino has exerted its influence on our overall temperatures this fall. November was a month with record setting warmth. Central Park’s average temperature of 52.8ºF broke the previous record set back in 2001.