Thursday, January 3, 2013
How do you judge when it's cold out or when it's just New England typical weather?
It's definitely cold out this week, with winter reminding us we live in New England. What made you shiver this morning? Taking the dogs out? Standing at the bus stop? One reader said "you know it's cold out when the wet clothes in the dryer are frozen." Finish this sentence for us in the comments: You know it's cold out when ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
AccuWeather.com long-range meteorologists are projecting a weak to moderate El Niño by late summer, which could mean more snow this winter.
It's not even winter yet - in fact fall doesn't begin until September 22 - but Accuweather.com reports that unlike last winter, students (and teachers) can expect more snow days this winter. Despite a rare snowstorm last October, the winter of 2011-2012 was mild and relatively snowless. There were no snow days in Burlington and the 180th school day came on the earliest possible date as a result. It was a stark contrast from the winter of 2010-2011 where the area saw one big snowstorm after another and the snow days began to add up. The Burlington school schedule has five built-in snow days. The 2012-2013 school year in Burlington started on Sept. 4. Burlington schools build-in five snow days for the year that can be used without extending …
Friday, July 22, 2011
Some cold images to help you keep cool
There's no two ways about it, this week has been a scorcher. Almost makes you look forward to cooler days and colder climates. To help you escape the heat, at least in your imagination, we have put together this gallery of pictures from last winter. Perhaps this will offer some relief, or, considering how severe last winter was, make the heat feel not so bad in retrospect. Warning: If viewing these images makes you feel the need to put on a coat before heading out, don't do it. That will probably lead to fainting before you get halfway out the door.
Monday, January 17, 2011
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory on Monday in advance of a storm that expected to add two to four inches of snow before turning into freezing rain.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter weather advisory for the area in advance of snow showers starting Tuesday morning that may add two to six inches of the white stuff before turning into freezing rain and rain. The advisory is in effect from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. According to the NWS, it will begin snowing between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday morning and continue until changing to rain by late Tuesday afternoon. There may be brief periods of sleet and freezing rain during this time. The NWS is predicting between two to six inches of accumulation. Additionally, the NWS advises that untreated roads may become slippery and dangerous by Tuesday afternoon. Check back with Burlington Patch for updates as they become …