Archive for March 2017

It's not a blizzard, so enjoy the snow

It's not a blizzard, so enjoy the snow
Winter Storm Stella (named by the Weather Channel) has brought snow from Minneapolis  to Nashville on its way east to join the  Nor’easter heading for the east coast and New York.  Chicago is also getting snow from Winter Storm Stella.  For us, this is the first measurable snow since December 14! Here are some totals from NWS Chicago— Waukegan... Read more »

Spring fever in a changing climate

Spring fever in a changing climate
March roared in on the last night of February, with gusty winds, large hail, and tornadoes. While severe weather can happen any time of year, such an outbreak in February or early March is really unusual. But it’s been an unusual winter, here. A mild winter. A weird winter. For the first time since they began... Read more »