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

  • Snowfall Reports (85): Feb. 13-14, 2014
    We appreciate the reports that you sent in through WXedge, Twitter and Facebook!  Here is a list of 85 snowfall reports from various sources. The totals shown have passed through quality control...
  • Changing Over to Ice/Rain
    Snow continues to changeover to mixed precipitation and rain across Connecticut. Forecast: Any leftover snow is transitioning over to sleet and freezing rain. A change to plain light rain is likely as...
  • Snow/Ice/Rain Line Moving North
    As of early afternoon, snow was changing to ice, and in some cases, rain.Image: Dul pol radar at 12:25 p.m., with mostly snow north of the blue line.  At 12:30 p.m., the I-95 corridor had either...
  • Near-Blizzard Conditions Developing
    Near-blizzard conditions are developing across the area this morning. Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph were reported from New York City right up to the Bridgeport area with wind gusts of 30 to 35 mph as...
  • Global Communications Academy Visit
    I visited Global Communications Academy in Hartford on Wednesday. It was a great visit as I talked to some students about all things weather. We shared stories, I answered some of their weather questions...
  • Snowfall Map: February 9, 2014
    Here are some snowfall totals from February 9th, 2014. (click to zoom in) A weak disturbance passed through the area on February 9th, dropping anywhere from a coating to around 2 inches of snow across...
  • Snowfall Maps: February 5, 2014
    Here are some snowfall maps for February 5th, 2014. (click to zoom in) The totals used in these maps passed through quality control and appeared to be the most representative number for a given...
  • Snowfall Reports (94): Feb. 5, 2014
    We appreciate the reports that you sent in through WXedge, Twitter and Facebook!  Here is a list of 94 snowfall reports from various sources. The totals shown have passed through quality control...
  • Lingering Flurries Tonight
    The worst of today's storm is pulling away from Connecticut. A few lingering flurries will swing through the area tonight. With that said, any additional snow will be on the light side. Some areas could...
  • Mixed Precipitation Update
    Snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain was falling across Connecticut as of 10:30 a.m. While areas near the Massachusetts border were still reporting mostly snow, sleet has been reported across much of the...
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