Sam Kantrow

Meteorologist Sam Kantrow joined Storm Team 8 in February, 2011. Born and raised in Connecticut along the shoreline, nothing fit better than working at WTNH. Sam Graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2009 with a B.S. in Operational Meteorology and Weathercasting. A local boy through and through, Sam’s weather interest began at the ripe age of 2, when the tornado that struck Hamden narrowly missed his house! Ever since then, he has loved weather, and everything weather related. Growing up watching the meteorologists on NEWS 8, Sam notes that it feels surreal being able to work beside them. In his spare time, Sam enjoys traveling, DIY projects, carpentry, and loves cars (and weather of course), and looks forward to beating the elements with you here at WXedge. You can follow him on twitter @samkantrow for 24/7 weather updates.

                                                      

Latest Articles

  • 50s Today, Winter Back Tomorrow
    Finally an above average day today, but with winds gusting to near 30mph, it'll feel colder. Scattered showers break up today, not totally dry but mostly with increasing sun this afternoon. High pressure...
  • Winter Returns, But for How Long
    Sunshine but northwest breeze keeps us in the upper 30s today...sunny though! Watching a clipper storm tomorrow that gives us a dusting of snow for the morning. A few slick roads possible, but not statewide. Less...
  • 50s, 40s, 30s, Snow or Rain
    High pressure briefly in the area this morning before a front moves through late. More clouds roll into Northwestern Connecticut this afternoon. Temps finally near average. A flurry tonight, but nothing...
  • Flakes Tonight...50 Soon?
    Wishful thinkin' that we'll get our temperatures up past 50 degrees and dependent on sunshine, we could get there in the next 4 days. Some filtered sun at times today, but we'll struggle to feel much...
  • When We're Warmer!
    We LOVE to talk about averages here in the weather center, and while our temps recently haven't been even close to it, as we approach summer, the suns angle increases, it's inevitable that our temps are...
  • The Big Chill Continues!
    Well we did not end up breaking any records this morning with the low temperatures, thanks mostly due to some wind that helped mix up the atmosphere a bit.  Regardless we started today off very cold,...
  • Near Record Cold Tonight!
    Well that storm was a bust, and you know what?! I'm glad..I'm sick of the snow, sick of the cold, and sick of winter. It's been relentless.  Here's the good news, we have no big storms on the horizon....
  • Less Snow, Cold Still!
    We'll title the forecast for today as "the snowstorm that wasn't"...another week, another dud right? Well this one is still a big storm, and will drop feet of snow. That snow will not fall over Connecticut...
  • Meteorological Winter Ends, Real Winter Stays!
    Well with meteorological winter finished and spring starting today, we've got some days to look forward to. If you want to hear the good news, CLICK HERE. This coming storm has a HUGE amount of variability...
  • Things To Smile About
    Yes I know the temperatures have been cold. This morning we reached record lows inland, but there is good news on the horizon. Spring begins in just 19 short days, and the average high temperature increases...
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