Category: Weather

January 7, 2019

ARCTIC FRONT | Taking a walk in January

Well, it’s January here in New England.  January is usually the coldest month of the year with major Arctic Fronts, but not this year, so far.  This Winter season has been much warmer than normal with temperatures in the 40’s.  Not bad seeing that in 2018 we had a low temperature of -7° on this […]

November 3, 2017

Power’s Back On

Wow, it’s been a minute since I’ve posted to my blog. Sorry, things have been crazy around here with all of the girl’s sports practices games and social events, Leigh and I haven’t had a chance to catch our breath. We had a pretty strong storm go through Rhode Island and Southern New England on […]

March 15, 2017

Where is Spring?

Today is March 15th which means that we should be starting to plant flowers, reseeding our lawns and getting ready for the warmer weather. right?  Not this year, as of the time that I am writing this blog post (1:49PM) it is a balmy 29° outside and there is over a foot of snow on […]

February 15, 2017

Mother Nature Has PMS

I knew that we couldn’t get through the whole Winter Season without Mother Nature PMS’ing.  Three snowstorms have hit the Southern New England area this past weekend leaving a total of 21″ of snow on the ground. So far this Winter, we had been lulled into a false sense of security with relatively mild temperatures […]

February 9, 2017

Snow Day!!!

Heavy snow in New England has cancelled everything from businesses, government to schools.  16-20″ of snow has been forecasted for the area with 30-40mph winds.  There are reports of ThunderSnow in SouthEastern Connecticut with snowfall rates of over 2″ per hour. This storm is expected to rapidly intensify off of the Southern New England coast […]

April 4, 2016

This is April, Right?

It is April isn’t it?  My calendar says that it is Spring.  We woke this morning to 6″ of heavy wet snow here (only 1″ was predicted.).  The Weathermen are also predicting another 3-5″ of snow for Monday morning (4/4/16).  I know that I really shouldn’t complain after the mild Winter that we had this […]

March 29, 2016

Early Spring is Tough in New England

Mother Nature can play some cruel tricks on those of us that live in New England.  In the past thirty days we have had just about any weather type that you could think of, rain, wind, snow, sleet, hail, severe thunderstorms, freezing rain and an 80° day.  and that is all within the past 30 […]

March 21, 2016

Spring Snowstorm

Just as everyone is getting their yards ready for Spring.  Just as the Easter holiday is coming upon us.  Mother Nature has to let us know one last time that we got off easy this past Winter. Winter Storm Warnings were issued for Southeastern New England on Sunday, March 20th for Sunday evening and Monday […]

February 14, 2016

Cold Weekend

Boy, was it a cold weekend here in the Northeast this weekend.  There were temperatures that hit low temperatures that we have not hit since the 1950’s.  Providence, RI reached -9°F on Sunday morning.  Temperatures are only suppose to reach 0°F on Monday morning. The good news is that temperatures are suppose to rebound as a coastal […]

December 11, 2015

Weird Weather

Hi Everyone!  With the Holiday Season in full swing and the month of December ⅓ of the way done, we are having some weird weather here in the Northeastern United States.  Normally, December marks the beginning of Winter in New England.  Snow, wind and very cold temperatures are the norm.  This year has been quite […]

November 16, 2015

A quick post

It’s been a while since I posted anything here, so I thought I would get you up-to-date. We’re it’s been a while since I posted anything here, so I thought I would get you up-to-date. We’re getting into the winter months here but you wouldn’t know it by the temperatures. Normally at this time of […]

October 20, 2015

It’s Getting Cold

Autumn in New England is like no other place in the world. This is the only place where you have to scrape the ice off of your windshield in the morning, drive to work with the heat on in your car and then on the way home, have to have the air conditioner on… Temperatures […]

Storm Clouds over Mark's House

June 2, 2015

It’s Raining, there must be a Party at Mark’s House…

Let’s see, Hamburgers… check Hot Dogs… check buns… check condiments… check drinks… check What is it that I seem to be forgetting?  Oh yeah, that’s right…  Umbrellas, ponchos and anything else that is going to keep my guests warm and dry. You may be thinking, what the hell is he talking about?  I’ll tell you… […]

May 28, 2015

Waiting for some Lightning Storms

On average, the end of May and through the month of June here in Rhode Island is the strongest chance of strong to severe thunderstorms throughout the year.  This has not been the case over the past couple of years though. We usually get 1-2 “Severe” storms and then about 6-12 strong storms in the area.  But the past […]

Blizzard of 2015

January 28, 2015

We made it through the Blizzard of 2015

After 31″ of snow, four hours of shoveling and numerous cups of hot chocolate, I think that I can safely say that we made it through the Blizzard of 2015 fine.  We sustained no damage to any of our property and did not loose power at all during the storm. As of 11:00am on Wed. […]

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