First day of winter trends

As we have written about in previous blogs, the first day of winter is Thursday. The winter solstice will occur at 11:28 AM. Our average high on the first day of winter is 34°, I went back and looked at the last five years and what the high temperature was when the seasons changed. First off, the last five years we have been above average when winter begins. Now by how much is what is interesting. There has been a pretty interesting pattern that has set up from highs in the mid 30s,  to highs in the mid 50s the…

Tuesday’s snow totals

Due to the fact that our Tuesday lake effect snow bands produced scattered “cells” of snow, which fluctuated through the area and didn’t hover over any given location for a long duration of time, most of our snow totals ended up on the lower side of our forecasted accumulation amounts.