Quincy Vagell

Quincy is a freelance meteorologist/storm chaser. He helped launch WXedge from 2011-12 and served as Storm Team 8's EP of Weather until April 2014. Demo reel

While working on his B.S. degree in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU), he was a Meteorologist in the University's Weather Center for four years. After graduating in 2009, he returned as a University Assistant to help produce weather broadcasts. He also gave guest lectures and worked on website design.

He has over eight years of professional weather forecasting experience and his forecasts have been featured in newspapers and on radio stations across Connecticut.

Follow him at @danburyweather on Twitter and on Facebook for 24/7 breaking weather updates. He can sometimes be found storm chasing around the country. He also has his own website you can check out at www.quincyvagell.com

Latest Articles

  • Storm Chasing Video
  • Severe Season Kickoff
    Similarly to 2013, the start of 2014 has been off to a relatively slow start in terms of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Through the end of March, there were only 70 tornadoes reported across the U.S....
  • Snowfall Totals for 2013-14 (Updated)
    Here's an updated look at snowfall totals for the winter of 2013-14. These totals include snow that fell this morning. There was a narrow area along I-91 that picked up anywhere from 1 to 3 and locally...
  • Saint Dominic School Visit
    I visited Saint Dominic School in Southington on Monday for WXedge Academy. Students from grades K through 5 braved unseasonably cold conditions to talk with me about News 8's Mobile Weather Lab,...
  • WXedge 2014 Meet & Greet
    We had our annual WXedge Meet & Greet last Friday and it was a great event. There was a big turnout with about 80 WXedge Contributors, friends and family members joining us at News 8. After introducing...
  • St. John's School: Weather Lab Visit
    I visited St. John's School in Old Saybrook, Conn. earlier today. The students are participating in Spirit Week and had a career fair yesterday. Today we talked about my job as a meteorologist, how we...
  • April Temperature, T-Storm Outlook
    The colder than average pattern may persist into April across the Northeast. Connecticut highlights:-Temperatures are forecast to be slightly below to near average for April 2014. -There could be...
  • Photos: YMCA of Greenwich
    I visited the YMCA of Greenwich today to speak with students who are learning about weather in an after school program. The students already know a lot about weather, as some of them knew about weather...
  • Weather Lab at WCSU Bridge Program
    Meteorologist Sam Kantrow and I visited the Bridge Program at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) yesterday with News 8's Mobile Weather Lab. Middle school students in the Bridge Program are learning...
  • DST: Computer Models One Hour Later
    Since daylight saving time has begun, computer model data comes out one hour later. If you've ever heard the term UTC or Z attached to numbers (like 00z) and didn't understand what that meant, hopefully...
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