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Introducing Our Staff, Part 2

Matt Gillen joined our team last year, find out more about him

Next in our list of meteorologists is our Midwest guy, Matt Gillen. Matt was born in Naperville, IL which is a western suburb of Chicago. He graduated from Northern Illinois in May of 2012 with a...
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Sandy: One Year Anniversary

Our meteorologists recount the unprecedented storm...

On October 22nd, 2012 at 8 AM a tropical depression developed in the Southwest Caribbean Sea, about 305 miles south-southwest of Kingston, Jamaica. Approximately 6 hours later, this depression became...
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Winter Outlook 2013 - 2014

Is an early season snow threat just around the corner? Find out here...

Although the official start of winter is still over two months away, parts of the I-95 corridor could see the first flakes of the year a lot sooner than that. As previously mentioned in an earlier...
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Weather and Sunspots

What can analyzing sunspots tell us about the future weather?

Image of the sun, courtesy of NASA.   As we head through fall and into winter, the importance of two oscillations in the Northern hemisphere increase dramatically. Namely, the Arctic Oscillation...
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First Measurable Snow

When does the first accumulating snow fall in the Northeast? How about the earliest?

**Above is a NASA satellite image from the October 2011 snow event** Now that we are well into October, many in the Northeast are busy preparing for the upcoming winter season. In fact, places in the...
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