Jim Bova

I am a life long Stratfordite and have had an interest in Weather since I was a kid. I enjoy the great outdoors. Do a little fishing and gardening when there is have time and really enjoy snowshoeing with  my Wife. Also have hiked some of the ATs peaks including Mt Washington and Mt Katadin.

 

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Latest Articles

  • Watch Your Butts!
    I was leaving Home Depot yesterday and saw a large cloud of smoke. Getting closer I saw the decorative mulch around the local bank was smoldering. FD came around the corner to put it out. It’s always...
  • Low Tech Weather Forecasting
    Before the days of computer models, Doppler radar and other modern technology, there was still weather forecasting and observation. The early forecasters looked to animals the sky and nature itself. Who...
  • Meteorologist Jim Cantore
    Image credit: The Weather Channel. Back in late July of last year I contacted Jim Cantore about doing an interview for WXedge.com. I thought him being born in Connecticut, I would be a great fit....
  • All About Fog
    Fog, we have heard of it, seen it and probably driven through fog. But do you know what fog is? Have you ever heard that fog eats snow? What is the best way to drive in fog? These are questions I hope...
  • Icicle Safety
    Icicles hanging off a house although may beautiful can cause both a safety hazard to people and damage to roof and gutters. Being very careful to stay out from under them yourself and to be sure pets and...
  • Snow Measuring Tips
    With multiple snow storms this week, many will be sending in snowfall amounts to various agencies. It is important to not measure the old snow in with the new snow. What I do is clear off an area of the...
  • It May Be Tough, but Enjoy the Snow
    Winter weather, like the week ahead, may have a lot of people feeling inconvenient, aggravated or down right angry. Instead of being negative, why not turn that frown upside down. Sure I understand you...
  • Groundhog Day 2014
    Groundhog Day 2014 is upon us. But where did this tradition come from? According to groundhog.org :   “The celebration of Groundhog Day began with the Germans, Pennsylvania's earliest settlers....
  • Dressing for the Cold
    I guess I should have written this article a while back because there is no doubt it has been cold so far this winter.  Construction and road workers know what works and what doesn’t when it...
  • Frostbite and Hypothermia
    With the extreme cold weather here we hear a lot about the dangers of the colds. Here a couple and their prevention and basic treatment. FrostbiteFrostbite is a real possibility in this type of weather...
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