Midwest Average First Frost / Freeze / Snow

Posted: October 3, 2017, 1:39 pm by zchabala

The long days of summer have come and gone, and we are now well into Autumn. Pumpkins, Halloween, and changing leaves are just some of the reasons that many people love this season. With all of the great things that come along with Autumn, much cooler air is certainly one of them. Before long, chilly nights and cooler days will begin to settle in. The first frost and freeze of the year typically occur by the end of October or the beginning of November, marking the end of the growing season, and starting the trek through the coldest months of the year.

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Will Fall Foliage be Vibrant in 2017?

Posted: September 9, 2017, 11:03 am by zchabala

Believe it or not, the summer is already winding down and fall is right around the corner. The burning question everyone has now is, "how long until the leaves start to change?" Before we can pinpoint exactly when the leaves will change, we have to understand how the weather affects trees and what causes the leaves to change colors.

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Hurricane Watch vs. Warning

Posted: September 7, 2017, 1:14 pm by zchabala

If you have been following the active tropics this season, you've probably heard the terms "Hurricane Watch" and "Hurricane Warning", but what is the difference and what should you do if a watch or warning is issued for your area? 

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