Blog Archives: February 2014

Nowhere to go but up...

Posted February 28th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 38 comments

Nowhere to go but up… Cold, dry air will continue to linger in Central New York today and tonight, before the weather improves a bit over the weekend.  Some snow chances later in the weekend, along with another round of cold weather early next week.  When will we get...

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Cold weather continues...

Posted February 26th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 98 comments

The cold winter continues here in Central New York.  The weather headlines are as follows: cold, wind, and light snow.  This has been the theme this entire winter.  Things don’t look to change in the short run, but the clock will run out on winter. An arctic front passed... Continue reading…

Winter Returns to Central NY

Posted February 23rd, 2014 by Jill Reale. 86 comments

Even though a cold front moved through both Friday and Saturday, it sure did not feel like it outside today with most areas once again climbing into the low 40s. The official high on Saturday was 45° and 41° on Sunday. The last time we had at least 2 consecutive days of highs in the 40s was back on January 11th-15th

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Rain On The Way

Posted February 20th, 2014 by Adam Musyt. 114 comments

Today’s high of 36 degrees was the warmest temperature since Groundhog Day.  Even though we can’t really say that truly Spring-like weather is on the horizon we do still see a respectable thaw and we are going to lose...

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Winter to Spring to Winter

Posted February 16th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 66 comments

Now that we are heading towards the middle/end of February, meteorological Spring is just around the corner. That does not mean that winter is ending any time soon in Central NY but it does mean that going forward, it will be harder and harder to hold on to a large snow pack due to the sun angle and swings in temperatures.

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Thursday Evening Update

Posted February 13th, 2014 by Adam Musyt. 70 comments

The Nor’easter is now situated off the New Jersey Coast.  At the time of this writing the central pressure of the storm has deepened to a respectable 986 millibars.  Mesoscale banding of the snow...

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Update on the storm...

Posted February 13th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 44 comments

The westward trend continues as this storm races up the coast.  Here are the details on what Central New Yorkers can expect over the next 24 hours… Start time, afternoon impact… Despite the dry air in place, snow has had no problems entering Central New York.  Flurries turn...

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Tracking the next snow maker...

Posted February 12th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 40 comments

Plenty of winter to keep everyone talking these days.  We fell well below zero last night…no surprises in the overnight low temperature.  The temeperature bottomed out at -14 at Griffiss this morning.  The record for today’s date is -17 set back in 1979…so we came close.  This marks the 7th... Continue reading…

From Fluffy Snow to Frigid Temps

Posted February 10th, 2014 by Adam Musyt. 57 comments

Lake effect snow showers continue late this evening across Central New York  The most persistent snows have been west and southwest of the city of Utica and that looks to remain the case through Tuesday morning.span style="mso-spacerun:... Continue reading…

2014 Winter Olympics

Posted February 9th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 32 comments

...When you think of Russia and the Winter Olympics, the first thing that comes to your mind is cold. But that is the complete opposite of the climate of Sochi, Russia. Sochi sits on the Black Sea and borders the country of Georgia. Even though the latitude of Sochi is the same as Lake Ontario, the climate is a subtropical climate featuring an average high near 50 and an average low near 35 in February

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Snowy start to February....

Posted February 6th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 51 comments

Yesterday’s storm came in two punches.  This was the result:     ...

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Snow returns to CNY...

Posted February 4th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 107 comments

Snow returns to Central New York for tonight and tomorrow.  The details here.

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Happy Groundhog Day

Posted February 2nd, 2014 by Jill Reale. 37 comments

It is definitely going to look and feel like winter for the upcoming week. Temperatures have slowly been dropping throughout the day after a mild high of 37 degrees this morning. Cold front is slowly sliding to the east as high pressure builds in from the west. Monday and Tuesday will be quiet with some much needed sunshine and temperatures near 30 degrees.

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