Refreshing Spring

By: crowe1, 9:40 AM GMT on June 04, 2011

Spring has sprung, birds are chirping plants are growing, and the temperature is getting hot. If you have any Spring pictures/stories this is the spot.Link

Winter 2010-2011 (Part Deux)

By: crowe1, 2:22 PM GMT on January 30, 2011

With the official start to winter I thought I'd bring back the snow-counting from Lakeshadow on Sully's blog back in the "old days." As I recall, this is an old Iroquois (Onondaga?) method. The following is from LakeShadow's blog:Snow Counting Rules:How many snows will you get this year?The calculation for snow-counting is as follows:F + N = S ( F= First Snow Date of Month; N= Number of Days Since Previous New Moon; S= Snows For Winter)Add the date of the month whic...

Winter 2010-11

By: crowe1, 8:01 PM GMT on December 21, 2010

Well, winter officially began today with an extremely rare total lunar eclipse on a winter solstice full moon. Perhaps this portends plentiful powder? With the official start to winter I thought I'd bring back the snow-counting from Lakeshadow on Sully's blog back in the "old days." As I recall, this is an old Iroquois (Onondaga?) method. The following is from LakeShadow's blog:Snow Counting Rules:How many snows will you get this year?The calculation for snow-counti...

Fall 2010

By: crowe1, 12:54 PM GMT on September 29, 2010

Well, it's that time again. Time to start think warm thoughts and preparing for all of the snowy goodness to come!According to NOAA's Climate Prediction Center,Link. Temps are forecast to stay a bit above normal for Oct then start to get back to near normal. We may see temperatures falling below normal for the second half of winter when the chances for above normal precipitation increase as well, great news for us snow lovers. For a great analysis, check out Bizzar...

Crowe's Weather or Not

By: crowe1, 3:55 PM GMT on June 16, 2010

Welcome to Crowe's Weather or Not, A work in progress. Any suggestions on maps, links, etc?-This is a link to the Albany CSTAR site, great short term, hires models:6 Hour Probability of PrecipitationEastern Region Watches, Warnings and AdvisoriesNortheast RadarWater Vapor(click for loop):


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