Blog Archives: February 2011

No rest for the weary

Posted February 27th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 49 comments

  As we end the month of February, it would only be fitting to end it with yet another storm system impacting Central NY. Temperatures a loft and at the surface are going to play a crucial role in precipitation type late tonight into Monday morning. Right...

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Tale of Two Cities

Posted February 25th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 59 comments

Today’s snowfall was either noted as an actual snow storm or just an daily occurrance, all depending on location. With the low pressure center trending a little bit further south, the heaviest precipitation pushed into the Southern Valleys as well as to the east of Utica. This can easily been... Continue reading…

Heavy snow update....

Posted February 25th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 89 comments

The latest on a fast moving, high impact snowfall....

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Friday Flakes

Posted February 23rd, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 78 comments

All of the latest data coming into the weather center still points to a storm impacting our weather over the next 48 hours.  Subtle differences between our computer models and inconsistencies from various runs of each model are making... Continue reading…

Winter sunshine stats...

Posted February 22nd, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 39 comments

How rare is winter sunshine in Central New York?

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Swing and a Miss

Posted February 20th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 49 comments

  Yet another storm system will be grazing Central New York tonight into Monday morning. A low pressure system from the Midwest and Ohio Valley will begin to push east this evening into tonight. Initially, the center of the low was forecasted to track through Pennsylvania but... Continue reading…

We'll pay for this warm weather...

Posted February 18th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 102 comments

Major snow melt followed by a return to winter's fury...

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Thursday Thaw

Posted February 16th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 55 comments

The warm up is still scheduled to make its appearance in CNY through Friday as a broad southwesterly wind flow continues to impact the region.  Temperatures late this evening continue to hover around the freezing mark, some 20... Continue reading…

In and out of the freezer...

Posted February 15th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 47 comments

Temperatures are on a roller coaster ride this week.  After a high of 47 degrees yesterday we are back in the single digits this morning.  Strong winds along a tight temperature gradient (a sharp change in temperature over a short distance) helped to quickly usher in this cold weather.  When... Continue reading…

The heat is on

Posted February 13th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 63 comments

Temperatures today cracked above freezing all across the region, with temperatures reaching the mid 40s across Western NY. This warm up will be short lived as a cold front will be passing through Monday. Temperatures will dip a few degrees evening but will hold steady in the mid 30s throughout... Continue reading…

Another cold start, but relief is in sight!

Posted February 11th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 57 comments

Friday morning lows and an in depth look at the forecast...

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More Snow Invading From The North

Posted February 9th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 46 comments

A band of heavy lake effect snow is slowly dropping southward through Lewis County late this evening.  Snowfall rates of up to 1”-3” per hour are occurring over the Tug Hill Plateau.  The band... Continue reading…

Flash freeze and localized lake flakes...

Posted February 8th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 60 comments

Little bit of lake flakes and cold....

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Rinse and repeat...

Posted February 7th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 70 comments

After some melting today more snow is on the way tonight...

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Everything Excluding the Kitchen Sink

Posted February 5th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 111 comments

Just a quick update on the mess of winter weather across Central NY. Most areas have switched from snow to sleet or freezing rain, with even plain rain just to the south of the viewing area. Freezing rain and sleet will continue for the next several hours as warmer air... Continue reading…

Saturday Slush

Posted February 4th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 105 comments

Models have (surprise surprise) trended westward with the track for Saturday’s system.  It now appears that snow will break out during the afternoon from south to north across CNY.  Precipitation will likely mix with some sleet,... Continue reading…

Big snow by the numbers...

Posted February 3rd, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 107 comments

Interesting facts on the frequency of big snowfall in Utica....

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Sleet wins the battle...

Posted February 2nd, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 68 comments

The big one slips through our fingers...

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