Blog Archives: March 2014

The warmup begins!

Posted March 27th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 163 comments

The cold weather has been relentless this March.  We either tied or broke 4 different cold temperature records this week.  This makes it 6 records set for the month.  At the pace we’re on, and assuming our forecast works out for the most part, we should easily make the top... Continue reading…

Broken records...

Posted March 25th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 78 comments

An impressive late March bout of cold weather continues in Central New York.  We managed to break two records yesterday (the lowest temperature, and the lowest high temperature).  Though it was colder this morning, we didn’t set the record low temperature for the date.  Temperatures over the next 2 days... Continue reading…

The Beginning of the End?

Posted March 23rd, 2014 by Jill Reale. 80 comments

While it is the first weekend of Spring, it sure didn’t feel or look like it outside with temperatures only in the 20s and 30s and some light snow. Why has this month seemed to be that much colder than previous Marches?

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Happy Spring!

Posted March 19th, 2014 by Adam Musyt. 131 comments

As expected, surface temperatures this evening have been just cold enough to support a wintry mix of precipitation across the North Country and Adirondacks…with plain rain occurring over much of the Mohawk Valley and points southward. ... Continue reading…

The last day of winter?

Posted March 19th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 45 comments

We made it. Calendar spring starts tomorrow at 12:57pm.  The first day of spring is known as the vernal equinox, when the earth is at mid point between the winter and summer solstice.  As far as weather is concerned, winter is here to stay for the remainder of the month. ... Continue reading…

When will it warm up?

Posted March 17th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 33 comments

It’s been a looooooooong winter here in Central New York, and just about everyone is ready for spring including our weather department.  We’ve had more than enough fun forecasting snow and bitter cold, but it’s time for a change.  Unfortunately Mother Nature does not agree.  Cold air is going to...

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Happy Parade Day!

Posted March 14th, 2014 by Adam Musyt. 40 comments

Temperatures have warmed considerably this evening across Central New York.  As of 10 PM the thermometer reading was 41 degrees at Griffiss in Rome.  That’s the warmest temperature of the day so far and...

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Another storm in the books...

Posted March 13th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 36 comments

Rain, snow, slush was the norm yesterday, followed by a big drop in temperature.  Roads are very icy this morning, with a widespread flash freeze.  Old man winter is back today, but the weather will improve tremendously tomorrow. Snowfall totals – as expected, the highest totals from this event...

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Unfolding information on Wednesday's mess...

Posted March 11th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 219 comments

Winter storm warning in effect for the following counties: Oneida, Madison, Herkimer, Hamilton, Northern Fulton Here we go, after about a month since the last winter storm blew through we’re due for another one this early March.  This storm is developing in the middle of the country, and will... Continue reading…

The Winter That Won’t Give Up

Posted March 9th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 82 comments

After yet another quiet and mild weekend, winter looks to return in several stages this week. The first stage arrives tonight as a disturbance from Canada drops into Northern New York and into Central NY. Snow will first develop across the North Country and slowly drop south throughout the overnight.

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Climbing out of the deep freeze...

Posted March 7th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 48 comments

It’s been a cold start to March in Central New York.  Three mornings so far have started out below zero in the Utica/Rome region.  We broke the low temperature record yesterday.  Take a look at the stats from the past few days: Temperatures will continue to warm up over...

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Early Spring Outlook

Posted March 5th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 51 comments

We made it to March – one of the craziest months of weather in this part of the country.  We’ve seen it all this time of year – from epic snowstorms, sub zero cold, to thunderstorms and temperatures in the 80s!  Anything goes in March, but what will THIS... Continue reading…

An End to Meteorological Winter

Posted March 2nd, 2014 by Jill Reale. 53 comments

Even though it certainly does not feel like spring outside, the end of February means the end of meteorological winter and the start of spring.  While many think this may be one of the coldest winters in recently memory, it was not one for the record books. Here is a look at the summary of meteorological winter:

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