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December 18, 2018

 Above: NAM surface forecast for 1 PM this afternoon.

An area of high pressure stretches from the Great Lakes down to the Gulf of Mexico this morning.  The pressure difference (or gradient) between that high and a storm in the Canadian Maritimes is what is driving the windy conditions we are experiencing. Northwest winds today will blow at 12-25 mph, with 30-40 mph gusts. As the high moves closer to us tonig...

December 17, 2018

 Above: NAM surface forecast (left) and 500 mb (mid-level) forecast for later today. Click to enlarge.

A storm center will continue moving east of New England today, headed toward Nova Scotia.  The pressure difference/gradient between that low center and a high in the Midwest will produce an increasing northwest wind across the region today, picking up to 12-25 mph, with gusts to 40+ mph possible this aftern...

December 4, 2018

Above: GFS 500 mb (mid-level) forecast for 1 A.M. Monday, with surface low track superimposed (red arrow).

At this time the odds favor most of Connecticut not seeing measurable precipitation for the next 9 days.  There have been some snow showers/flurries in western Massachusetts this morning, and you might run into a flurry in some of the northwest hills - but nothing of consequence.  The next chance for an...

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