Blog Archives: October 2011

Snowtober

Posted October 30th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 21 comments

Yesterday’s Nor’easter was a historic storm from Washington D.C. up to Maine. Most of Central NY lucked out and didn’t even a snowflake. I know many of you wanted to see some snow but I highly doubt you would want to deal with downed trees and power outages. Here are... Continue reading…

Saturday Snowfall

Posted October 28th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 91 comments

Computer models are converging on a similar solution this evening to what’s likely to happen with the east coast storm.  The model consensus takes the track of the storm from a location near Cape Hatteras, NC Saturday Morning to... Continue reading…

Winter Outlook 2011-2012

Posted October 28th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 26 comments

The research behind this year's winter outlook....

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Recapping the first snowfall...

Posted October 28th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 32 comments

Black ice and snowfall totals....

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First flakes of the season likely today...

Posted October 27th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 91 comments

Thoughts on how the first potential snowfall plays out today across CNY...

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Sleet vs Freezing Rain

Posted October 26th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 33 comments

Storm update: We’re tracking the first possible winter flakes of the season.  An area of low pressure will develop and track to our south.  We’ll be on the northern end of the storm, meaning the steadiest snow will likely be south of the valley.  We’ll have updates on snowfall amounts... Continue reading…

Blizzards Explained...

Posted October 25th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 28 comments

Blizzards, the most powerful winter weather events....but what exactly are they?

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Beginning of Winter Weather Awareness Week

Posted October 23rd, 2011 by Jill Reale. 47 comments

    Today kicks off the National Weather Service’s Winter Weather Awareness Week. Throughout the week, the Storm Tracker 2 Team is going to inform viewers (and bloggers) how to prepare for winter weather, the specific terms, lake effect snow, blizzards, ice storms, Nor’easters,... Continue reading…

TGIF & decent looking weekend...

Posted October 21st, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 35 comments

Talking about the weekend and when to look for the winter outlook...

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Falling Barometer, East Wind...

Posted October 19th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 42 comments

Signs of an approaching storm system...rain and thunder on the way.

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The trend is your friend....

Posted October 18th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 21 comments

Things to watch over the next few days...

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Looking ahead & some stats...

Posted October 17th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 12 comments

A look at the next few days...and some stats on the first flakes...

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More on the next 24 hours....

Posted October 14th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 55 comments

Almost to the weekend...maybe some thunder and LER to go along with it.


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Classic Mid October Weather...

Posted October 13th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 16 comments

This is what October is all about....

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A long warm run....

Posted October 11th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 25 comments

Unusually warm weather comes to an end.  Also notes on the forecast, foliage, and Skywarn class.

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Don't get use to it.

Posted October 9th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 28 comments

  What a weekend. You couldn’t plan a better weather weekend across Central NY. Wall to wall sunshine, unseasonably warm temperatures and peak conditions for the fall foliage. Just don’t get use to this weather! We can officially call it an Indian Summer, which is a period... Continue reading…

Fantasic Weekend for Fall's Finest

Posted October 6th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 29 comments

Another chilly night is under way across Central New York.  Temperatures by morning will again flirt with the freezing mark for much of the viewing area.  The ice scraper will likely come in handy again for clearing away the... Continue reading…

Growing season done...

Posted October 6th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 15 comments

A look at local low temperatures....

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1st widespread frost of the season tonight...

Posted October 5th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 30 comments

More details on the potential for frost tonight....

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Stale leftovers...

Posted October 4th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 17 comments

Finally, some sunshine to look forward to in the extended forecast...

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1st Snowfall in the East

Posted October 2nd, 2011 by Jill Reale. 19 comments

While we have been dealing with rain all weekend (officially received 0.29” of rain as of 7PM Sunday), areas to our south saw their first snowfall of the season! Yes your read that right, snow. There were reports of snow from North Carolina to Pennsylvania Friday night into Sunday. The... Continue reading…

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