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A Quick Guide to Cloud Types

 Ever look up and wonder about the clouds?  Read about them here...

Clouds are described by almost every adjective in the book, from pretty to ugly to ominous and breathtaking.  Did you know that different clouds are precursors to specific types of weather? It's...
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Lake Effect Snow

How does lake effect snow form and why did southern Buffalo receive the brunt?

Lake effect snow is a phenomenon that is most common in the Great Lakes region of the United States. It occurs when cold air passes over a relatively warm lake. However, in order for lake effect to...
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Polar Vortex & the Current Cold Blast

What is the Polar Vortex's role in the current cold blast? Find out here!

We all contributed last winter’s arctic cold outbreak to what was thought to be a new meteorological term…the polar vortex. However, this term has actually been used in the weather world...
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Ready or Not…Here it Comes!

Rain will be changing to wet snow across the Northeast tonight! 

An area of weak low pressure will ride along an advancing frontal system, bringing the first widespread snowfall of the year to much of the Eastern Seaboard. Precipitation will begin overspreading...
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Headed Over the Hump to a Wintry Pattern

What type of precipitation can you expect Thursday night? Find out here!

  Above: GFS 18z model image valid at 4am Friday November 14th. Courtesy of NCEP   Now that a potent cold front has made its way across the Northeast (see our blog for more information on...
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