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Cold temps persist, but not for too much longer

March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Cold temps persist, but not for too much longer

Our winter-like final week of March continues with cold air pouring into the region on the heels of the most recent snow producing storm system to impact the local area. Most of the area received one to three inches of wet, slushy snow Tuesday night, adding a little extra white to our winter wonderland. Rochester […]

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Winter returns with heavy snow in the area; more snow is possible this week

March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Winter returns with heavy snow in the area; more snow is possible this week

We waited the entire winter in Rochester and across much of the local area for a large dumping of snow and finally, in the first weekend of spring, we got it! The 7.9 inches of snow measured at the Rochester International Airport is almost twice the previous high seasonal one-day snowfall of 3.9 inches. It […]

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Spring begins on a mild note, but colder weather lies ahead for the weekend

March 20, 2015 0 Comments
Spring begins on a mild note, but colder weather lies ahead for the weekend

Spring begins today (Friday) with some April-like weather in our region thanks to a surge of warmer air that is blowing in ahead of an approaching cold front to the north. As much as we need rainfall, that instead will be staying to our northeast along this front, but the colder air from Canada will definitely not […]

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A March-like cool down is ahead

March 14, 2015 0 Comments
A March-like cool down is ahead

We’re going to enjoy one more gasp of incredibly warm weather before cooler, more seasonable conditions make their way in for much of the upcoming week. The jet stream all week-long has been well to our north, keeping the “active weather” north of us, or in other words, rain and snow have been diverted around the […]

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A gigantic pattern shift brings April-like warmth this week

March 9, 2015 0 Comments
A gigantic pattern shift brings April-like warmth this week

It certainly seems too good to be true, but we are actually talking about a warm, sunny stretch of weather this week that pushes the mercury well beyond what we’ve experienced in recent weeks and even past what a typical week in March would produce. We’re looking at the possibility of not just 40s and 50s, […]

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Arctic air for a few days, then a blast of early spring warmth

March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Arctic air for a few days, then a blast of early spring warmth

It’s been almost three full months since our last round of 40 degree warmth, but that string may be snapped within the next week as warmer air is expected to finally sweep into the area, helping us push the mercury out of the deep freeze and into the more March-like 30s and possibly even 40s. It’s […]

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Bitterly cold with some snow chances next week, but there are still signs of a warm up

February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Bitterly cold with some snow chances next week, but there are still signs of a warm up

Our frigid February is almost over, but it looks like the unusually cold weather that has defined this month may carry over into March. Right now, we’re dealing with yet another invasion of Arctic air under a strong area of high pressure that is planted firmly to our north along the Canadian border. With temperatures […]

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Wednesday snow; a slightly warmer, more active pattern may be developing

February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Wednesday snow; a slightly warmer, more active pattern may be developing

Our winter so far has been dominated by Arctic high pressure with the occasional, weak clipper-type storm system bringing just enough snowfall to keep things white and snow covered, but there look to perhaps be some small, subtle changes ahead that may mean a little more snow and maybe a little less of the Arctic chill. Remember, it’s going […]

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Bitterly cold this week; a very, very slow warming trend lies ahead of us

February 18, 2015 0 Comments
Bitterly cold this week; a very, very slow warming trend lies ahead of us

Even as we approach the final week of February, a time of the year when we start expecting brutally cold weather to be on the wane, we’re finding ourselves dealing with some of the coldest weather of the entire winter. An air mass straight off the polar ice cap is settling into the eastern part of […]

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A Frigid Weekend

February 13, 2015 0 Comments
A Frigid Weekend

Just when it seems like perhaps we’ve turned the corner and now the worst of winter might be behind us, we find ourselves looking up at yet another blast of Arctic air for our weekend. While temperatures for Friday seems relatively close to what we would call “typical” or “seasonable” for this time of the year, […]

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