Blog Archives: August 2009

Whirlwind of a Summer (Literally)

Posted August 30th, 2009 by Jill Reale. 13 comments

  First off, I wanted to share a few photos that Matt Lanza sent me of the forest fires North of Los Angeles. These photos are taken from Matt’s apartment in Pasadena, about 6-7 miles away from the fire. He was to ensure you that he is safe and... Continue reading…

Red sunrise, weekend preview, and disappointing Danny

Posted August 28th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 39 comments

Does a red sunrise have any importance to the weather today?  A weekend upday and what's up with Danny can be found here...

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Danny, what are ya doin'?

Posted August 27th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 21 comments

The latest on where Danny is headed, and what kind of role it may play in the weekend forecast...

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Limping cold front delivers big changes...

Posted August 26th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 12 comments

Despite the lack of fireworks today, today's cold front will bring in some big changes.   More details here...

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Summer's delayed start, and early finish?

Posted August 25th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 3 comments

Summer's here in the northeast are short lived in general, especially this year.  While we had a nice run over the past two weeks, our weather is going to change back to the cooler side.  Details here...

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A Taste of Fall on Thursday

Posted August 23rd, 2009 by Jill Reale. 9 comments

It has been a very busy weekend in the weather center. Dealing with a tricky forecast that involved Hurricane Bill and flash flooding across southern Herkimer County. I posted a picture from our Dopplar Radar of 24 hr rainfall totals. You can easily see the bullseye over Herkimer County with... Continue reading…

Strong cold front + Bill = Bad News

Posted August 21st, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 54 comments

Today's thunderstorm potential, and a look at how and why the weekend forecast is changing.

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Hurricane Bill update...

Posted August 20th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 17 comments

The latest on Hurricane Bill, and an inside scoop where it might be headed...

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Bill tossing around the fishies...

Posted August 19th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 13 comments

The lowdown on Hurricane Bill...and if it will have any impact here in Central New York.

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Watching the next cold front....

Posted August 18th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 51 comments

Looking at wind shear, and how it relates to today's cold front passage.

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Hottest stretch of weather all summer

Posted August 17th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 20 comments

A look at the past week's temperatures, the short term forecast, and how Claudette might play into the mix.

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Quiet Weather + Perseids + Tropical Storm Ana?

Posted August 12th, 2009 by Jill Reale. 35 comments

The weather is beginning to wind down here and is finally becoming active in the Tropics. This has been the quietest hurricane season since back in 1992, where the infamous Hurricane Andrew kicked off the season. All eyes are now on several wave of moisture off of the coast of... Continue reading…

Sneak peak at some new toys...

Posted August 7th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 94 comments

A look at some new weather related products and a brief look at the weekend....

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Funnel cloud or virga? How to be sure...

Posted August 5th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 34 comments

Funnel clouds and virga look alike, but they couldn't be more different when it comes to severe weather...

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A temperature roller coaster ride...

Posted August 4th, 2009 by Bill Kardas. 14 comments

Some of the warmest weather so far, followed by a cooldown, followed by the hottest weather of the season.  Enjoy the ride!

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Is there any gold at the end of the rainbow?

Posted August 2nd, 2009 by Jill Reale. 17 comments

First, time for some housekeeping and summarizing the month of July. Our average temperature for the month was 66.77 degrees. The average for the month is 68.5 degrees, so July 2009 will go into the record book for the 8th coldest ever. As for precipitation, surprisingly, we ended the month below... Continue reading…

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