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International Space Station Passages The Next Couple Of Weeks

April 6, 2015 0 Comments
International Space Station Passages The Next Couple Of Weeks

There are a couple of really good chances to see a passage of the International Space Station here in Rochester in the next couple of weeks. There are three main factors in whether we will get to see the ISS: cloud cover, magnitude (brightness), and elevation. The ISS is the third brightest object in the sky […]

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A Look Ahead to Saturday’s Lunar Eclipse and Easter Weekend

April 2, 2015 0 Comments
A Look Ahead to Saturday’s Lunar Eclipse and Easter Weekend

Easter weekend is coming up and we have a pretty decent outlook as far as the weather is concerned. As a bonus, Saturday morning gives us a chance to see a phenomenon we rarely get to experience: a partial lunar eclipse. Areas to our west have a chance to see the total eclipse, which starts […]

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Messy Outlook In Play For Tuesday/Wednesday

March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Messy Outlook In Play For Tuesday/Wednesday

We saw large snow accumulations all across our area on Sunday night and we have another chance for some wintry precipitation coming on Tuesday night. A low pressure system tracking eastward across the Great Plains has a katafront (a front with precipitation preceding it) associated with it and that is bringing rain and wintry mix […]

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Sizzling Start To September — Meteorological Summer Recap

September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Sizzling Start To September — Meteorological Summer Recap

We are supposed to start the cooling trend into fall this month, but Mother Nature is making up for lost time in the heat department instead.  This round of warmth won’t be too intense or last that long,  but it will certainly be a change of pace from the weather we started off the first […]

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Broken records that are mind blowing

March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Broken records that are mind blowing

This blog post will not disappoint! We all know by now after we have talked so much about it that we are living through one of the harshest winters of all time.  There is, however no parallel to the record we have just set because it has never been done before.  Sunday in Rochester and […]

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Storm Update 2: Blizzard continues; Bitter cold crashes in

January 26, 2014 0 Comments
Storm Update 2: Blizzard continues; Bitter cold crashes in

A dangerous Blizzard is ongoing and causing major problems causing visibilities to be reduced to feet in some areas.  Travel is NOT advised for the remainder of Sunday.  If you are curious about what Monday may bring..I have a blurb at the very bottom of the blog.  In terms of severe winter weather, nothing outdoes […]

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A Tale of Two Winters

December 29, 2012 0 Comments
A Tale of Two Winters

Last Winter we couldn’t buy snow and cold, but this year is shaping up to be a little different.  We have our snow cover back, we got our White Christmas, and as we head through the first week of January we are going to get our bitter cold. All of last Winter we had 20.6″ […]

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Possible Winter Storm Scenarios

February 26, 2012 0 Comments
Possible Winter Storm Scenarios

You may have heard, but it looks like the biggest storm of year in the area is heading this direction and will be here as early as lunch time on Tuesday.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch (Blue on map below) that goes into effect on Tuesday and lasts through Wednesday […]

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Tracking Irene…and any other tropical storm

August 24, 2011 0 Comments
Tracking Irene…and any other tropical storm

We haven’t had a whole lot of reason to check out the radar around here lately, so you probably haven’t noticed that you can track tropical storm systems right here on our website. How, you might ask? Check out Interactive Radar. The picture you see above is a screen grab I took at home on […]

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Rain Sunday Morning, More Tonight

July 10, 2011 0 Comments
Rain Sunday Morning, More Tonight

Here is a look at the some of the rain totals in the viewing area from Sunday morning.  Some places saw heavier thunderstorms than others and therefore rain totals differed greatly from place to place.  Check it out!   We will be under the gun for possible severe weather again and we will add to […]

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