For those of us who live in upstate New York, it may seem like the weather has been exceptionally active during the last two weeks. You are not imagining things; August 2019 has brought numerous rounds of severe weather and damaging winds to the region. Let’s look look back at the last two or three weeks to see what happened:Continue reading “Weather Recap: August 2019 Severe Weather in Upstate New York”
If you follow us on Facebook , you may have noticed our series of severe weather safety posts this week. This week is Severe Weather Awareness week in New York State. With the season changing, early May is a great time to review safety practices for a variety of severe weather which can occur during the spring and summer months.
Since we have been enjoying above normal temperatures over the past few days, it can be hard to imagine the immense blizzard that rocked the northeast 131 years ago. One of the most disastrous winter storms to ever impact the northeast U.S began late March 11, 1888 and ended in the early morning hours on March 14, 1888. Continue reading “The Great Blizzard of 1888”