Blog Archives: August 2011

Media's take on Irene too over the top?

Posted August 30th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 30 comments

How the 'me-centric' perspective on weather skews the opinion of some....

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Irene aftermath...

Posted August 29th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 28 comments

Irene brought a historic flash flooding event to Central New York on Sunday.  Here’s a recap of some of the rainfall reports we’ve received so far:       ...

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Halfway through Irene...

Posted August 28th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 54 comments

Update on flooding and wind as Irene moves through the area....

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Latest on Irene

Posted August 27th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 104 comments

  Here is the latest on what to expect with Hurricane Irene. Hurricane Irene has just made landfall near Cape Lookout, NC as a Category 1 Hurricane. The track still brings the center of the storm over Long Island, close enough to Central NY for us to...

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Good Night Irene

Posted August 26th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 39 comments

Latest information on the weekend weather and Hurricane Irene

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Thursday Thunderstorms and tracking Irene...

Posted August 25th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 42 comments

Breaking down the impact of Irene in Central New York.  Oh yeah, and some thunderstorms today too!

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Lots to talk about today in the world of earth science.  More details on the earthquake plus an update on Irene...

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Tis the (hurricane) season...

Posted August 23rd, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 36 comments

Lake effect AND hurricanes....must be late August.

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Cooler Weather To Start the Week

Posted August 21st, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 26 comments

It was another unsettled weather day for much of the region.  Here in our portion of Central New York we were spared the worst of the severe weather, but back to the west (where this was a little more...

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Chance for Sunday Strong Storms

Posted August 20th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 33 comments

No rest for the weary. After one quiet day, the weather turns active once again as we head into Sunday. A strong cold front from the Great Lakes is projected to swing in during the early afternoon. Out ahead of the front, severe weather parameters do look favorable for Central... Continue reading…

Hit or miss storms...TGIF

Posted August 19th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 28 comments

Notes on the blog about today's thunderstorm chances and severe weather data.

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Tropics to be watched over next 7-10 days...

Posted August 17th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 22 comments

Notes on the tropics.....

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Summer cut short?

Posted August 16th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 22 comments

A sneak peak at the rest of August....

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Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

Posted August 15th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 34 comments

At 8:49PM on Saturday night, the Sugarland Stage at the Indiana State Fair collapsed over a sea of people. The collapsed injured dozens of people and unfortunately 5 people have passed away. The cause? A severe thunderstorm. More specifically, an outflow boundary that was out ahead of a severe thunderstorm.... Continue reading…

Perseid Meteor Shower

Posted August 12th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 34 comments

The peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower will begin tonight. But there is one fly in the ointment.

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It is not the heat, it is the humidity

Posted August 8th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 65 comments

One of the most popular weather related questions is what the difference between relative humidity and dew point is. I figured today would be the perfect day to talk about moisture in the atmosphere since it is so humid outside. Dew points across the Northeast are registering in the upper... Continue reading…

A pattern change ahead?

Posted August 4th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 43 comments

Dry, hot summer may be changing over the next week...Details here...

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Some storms this Monday morning...

Posted August 1st, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 57 comments

Back to work for many of us after a nice weekend.  More storms are possible this morning.  A quick note on that and more on last week’s touchdowns…. Isolated storms this morning…. A weak cold front will swing through this morning, giving many of us the chance for some storms. ... Continue reading…

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