Blog Archives: April 2012

Spring has Sprung (again!)

Posted April 29th, 2012 by Jill Reale. 45 comments

After two (possibly three) low temperature records broken, the temperature looks to be moving on up starting on Monday. We bottomed out at 24° on Saturday, breaking the old record of 25° set in 1933. Temperatures fell to 22° this morning, breaking the old record of 24° set in 1950.... Continue reading…

Baby Stepping To Better Weather

Posted April 27th, 2012 by Adam Musyt. 38 comments

A measly 41 degrees – that was all we managed for a high temperature today, officially at Griffiss in Rome.  A half inch of snow accumulated at Old Forge today.  We can thank a cold... Continue reading…

Unsettled finish to work week...

Posted April 26th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 48 comments

Cool weather continues...but light at the end of the tunnel!

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More Icy Showers

Posted April 24th, 2012 by Adam Musyt. 41 comments

More snow pellets, or graupel, fell across Central New York this afternoon.  Snow pellets form when liquid water freezes onto snowflakes in the clouds.  This process is called accretion and it most commonly occurs in the... Continue reading…

Winter? Spring? Summer?

Posted April 22nd, 2012 by Jill Reale. 88 comments

Nor’easter at the end of April? Say it ain’t so. An historical storm is beginning to move up the east coast and gain strength as it heads into the northeast.  Let’s break down what is going to happen over the next 24-36 hrs. Storm Track: The area of... Continue reading…

Weekend thoughts and some weather news...

Posted April 20th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 59 comments

Weekend thoughts, a weather class announcement, and our severe weather safety campaign kicks off soon.  Details here...

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Dry days are numbered...

Posted April 18th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 36 comments

Details on an upcoming weather pattern change...

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Near Record Warmth + Thunderstorms??

Posted April 15th, 2012 by Jill Reale. 36 comments

Showers this evening are associated with a rather strong warm front that is beginning to lift to the north and east of the area. Behind the warm front, clearing skies and very warm temperatures are expected late tonight into tomorrow. Central NY will be in the... Continue reading…

Weekend warmup...

Posted April 13th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 37 comments

Latest trend for the weekend...

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It’s been a tough spring break for the kids.  The lousy weather has been stubborn as a cut off storm has dominated the pattern almost all week.  Some changes are on the horizon, as we continue to pin down the next potential surge of warmer weather. Storm departure br... Continue reading…

Wind Whipped Spring

Posted April 8th, 2012 by Jill Reale. 38 comments

The wind has been quite strong over the past several days over the Great Lakes and Northeast. Is this out of the ordinary? Not really. The spring months are normally windier than other months due the transition period from Winter to Summer. In order to explain why,... Continue reading…

A Sunny Segue To Easter Sunday

Posted April 5th, 2012 by Adam Musyt. 35 comments

Skies are clearing across the local area late this evening as low level dry air continues to make its way in from Canada.  An area of high pressure is now centered over the Upper Great Lakes.... Continue reading…

Red flag warnings...

Posted April 4th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 40 comments

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a red flag warning for Southern Herkimer, Fulton, and all of Montgomery County for today.  A red flag warning is issued when weather conditions favor the spread of fire.  Very low humidity AND strong wind is required for this warning.  During...

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A March to Remember

Posted April 1st, 2012 by Jill Reale. 41 comments

March 2012 will go down as one of the warmest Marches of all time. We started the month with a decent snowfall (officially 2.8" on March 1st) and ended with light snow showers. In the middle, numerous records were broken (12 records to be exact). March 2012 is ranked as... Continue reading…

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