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Latest Articles

  • September 2nd 2006: This Week in WX
    • Gusty winds and flooding were reported across the state.• Winds reached up to 55 mph in some areas. • Rainfall was only 1-2”, but the ground was already saturated.• Tens...
  • 2005: Investigating Katrina's Damage
    Katrina's damage. All photos are by News 8 photographer Keith Porter, taken a short time after Hurricane Katrina hit the New Orleans area in 2005. Check out the timeline from Hurricane Katrina! Click...
  • Video: July 10th 1989 Hamden Tornado
    • Strongest tornado in Connecticut history with EF-4 strength • The storm cut a five mile path through Hamden • Roughly 100 injuries were reported, mostly minor • Hundreds of structures...
  • Video: June 9th 2011 Severe Storms
    • Widespread severe thunderstorms across the state • Damage was caused by hail and strong winds • Statewide damage totaled a cost of $298,000 • Seymour and Oxford reported the worst...
  • AMS Weather Glossary
    The American Meteorological Society (AMS) has put together an online glossary of commonly used weather terms. http://glossary.ametsoc.org/wiki/Main_Page 'This electronic version of the 2nd Edition of...
  • Spring Storm Slams New England
    A powerful ocean storm brought heavy snow and blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and the Islands with numerous wind gusts over 50 mph from Rhode Island up to downeast Maine.  Credit: AP Photo/Michael...
  • Photos: St. John's School
    Meteorologist Quincy Vagell recently visited St. John's School in Old Saybrook, Conn. He spoke to several groups of students from kindergarten up through 8th grade. They talked about weather, climate...
  • Ice Thickness
    WXedge Contributor Greg Horan says ice is still as thick as 18" in parts of Connecticut.
  • Flash Freeze Tonight
    Meteorologist Gil Simmons says that rapidly falling temperatures later tonight will result in a flash freeze. Periods of rain will fall across Connecticut this afternoon into tonight. This means that roadways...
  • Mild Weather Melting Snow
    Finally a day with many spots above 60 degrees on 3/11 and the snow was literally disappearing before our eyes. Thanks a lot to Ed from Fairfield who sent us this video into Report It!
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