Tag: Jet stream

An active week ahead as we approach the holidays

December 21, 2015 0 Comments
An active week ahead as we approach the holidays

As we move through the second half of December with Christmas just ahead of us, our weather pattern looks to stay “active”, but also mostly mild which means liquid precipitation and even ice at times to go with a couple of shots at actually measuring some snow. The jet stream aloft is in a zonal […]

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The mild spell continues

December 7, 2015 0 Comments
The mild spell continues

The calendar reads “December,” but for all intents and purposes it might as well say “November” as our brown ground and 40 something temperatures are essentially holdovers from last month and it looks like we may stay on the “un-December-like” side of things for a while longer. In a typical early to mid December, we’d […]

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A quiet weekend, but more snow chances may right around the corner

November 27, 2015 0 Comments
A quiet weekend, but more snow chances may right around the corner

Thankfully, our lone “rough” weather day in this holiday weekend is behind us and now we can focus on Christmas shopping or preparing for winter. In the wake of the rain, sleet, and snow event Thursday, drier and colder air has poured in from the Plains making thins blissfully tranquil, but a bit raw. Surface high pressure […]

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Another mild spell is ahead, but colder air isn’t far off

November 13, 2015 0 Comments
Another mild spell is ahead, but colder air isn’t far off

It’s almost become something of a custom for us this fall season to have all of the unsettled and windy weather in the middle of the work week, saving the brightest, most pleasant weather for the weekend and once again this looks to be playing out for us this week. The large, powerful storm system […]

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A mostly mild week is ahead

November 9, 2015 0 Comments
A mostly mild week is ahead

Sunshine continues to dominate our weather picture as we start the second week of November, a month that is not typical known for sunshine. On average, the city of Rochester experiences overcast skies with little or no sun at all a whopping 53 percent of the time in November making it the cloudiest month of […]

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Mild to start November, but cooler days aren’t far off

November 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mild to start November, but cooler days aren’t far off

Once again our weather has swung to the milder side of the pendulum and things are bright, quiet, and balmy for November standards. The changes arrived over Halloween weekend with a shift in the upper level pattern as warmer air once again began to blow northward, staving off the typical chill of late fall. The […]

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Some mild temps and much needed rain are expected this week

October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Some mild temps and much needed rain are expected this week

With few exceptions, this month of October has been extremely comfortable while the foliage has been bright and long-lasting in most cases and it looks like this type of weather will continue for the majority of the upcoming week even as we move in November. Mild air continues to make for a pleasant scenario as […]

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The chill of autumn is back

October 12, 2015 0 Comments
The chill of autumn is back

After a relatively short spell of unseasonably warm, summer-like weather over the weekend, cooler, more October-like weather is back. The changeover was rather abrupt as the warm southwest winds we felt most of the weekend swung around to the west with the passage of a strong cold front from the west very early Monday morning […]

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Mid October is Looking Warm

October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mid October is Looking Warm

Temperatures have been much cooler and more seasonable since the end of our unusually warm September. The first five days of October have been cooler than normal in contrast to the month of September that turned out to be the second warmest in Rochester history. A minor shift in our weather pattern may be bringing […]

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Fall Weather Is Here!

September 29, 2015 0 Comments
Fall Weather Is Here!

Our week-long stretch of late summer weather is over and now cooler, more fall-like air is again pouring into the region. The cold front that brought rain and some thunderstorms Monday and early Tuesday has moved on to the south and now our next weather maker, a strong area of high pressure from Canada is dropping in […]

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