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From AccuWeather.com: Lake Erie Frozen over; First Time in 14 Years

February 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Thought I would share this with you I found at AccuWeather.com on Tuesday Feb. 16: Following a cold snap in the Northeast, Lake Erie’s surface is virtually frozen over for the first time in about 14 years. The ice ranges in thickness between paper thin along the northern shore and several inches along the southern [...]

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Tags: Climatology · Cold Weather · Erie Weather · Erie Weather Records · Ice · Weather History · Weather News · Winter Weather


February 4th, 2010 · No Comments

The title of this post comes from a comment left yesterday on the WROC News 8 Weather blog and a post done by our Chief Meteorologist, Scott Hetsko, “BEATING A DEAD HORSE” on how yet another storm system will miss Western New York. This comment struck a chord with me and I think it really [...]

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Tags: Accuweather · Climatology · Comment Responce · Discussion · Forecasting · News 8 Weather Blog · Weather Blogs · Weather History · Winter Weather


December 31st, 2009 · No Comments

(Image from NWS Buffalo of hook echo from the Hilton, NY Tornado) Here we are closing out another year and 2009 had some interesting weather events across Western New York. I am going to list a few starting with January and working towards the end of the year, and if I missed one, please add [...]

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Tags: Climatology · Misc Weather · Rochester Weather Records · Weather History · Weather Records

Where’s the Snow?

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Here we are, less than a week from closing out the month of November and, in Rochester, we’ve yet to receive our first measurable snowfall of the season. On average, Rochester typically receives its first measurable snowfall by November 8th. That puts us a full two weeks behind schedule. There are only 2 Novembers in [...]

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Tags: Climatology · NY Weather · Rochester Weather · Rochester Weather Records · Thanksgiving · Weather History · Weather News · Weather Records

Does the Yankees World Series Win Mean More Snow for Rochester, NY

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

The below post comes from WROC-TV News 8 Chief Meteorologist Scott Hetsko from the News 8 Weather Blog. Check it out everyday. It is updated every day. Written By: Scott Hetsko While watching my Yankees win their 27th title last night and the 7th under the Steinbrenner regime I began to wonder…is there a connection [...]

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Tags: Climatology · Lake Effect Snow · Long Range Forecast · Misc Weather · NY Weather · Rochester Weather · Seasonal Outlooks · Snow · Weather Blogs · Weather History · Winter 2009/2010 · Winter Forecast · Winter Weather