3 Jumbo Snowstorms That Brought Connecticut to a Standstill
Being a weather nerd, I find the science of meteorology fascinating. With the winter of 2023-2024 bearing down on New England, I couldn't help but wonder what's in store for Connecticut.
First, let's take a look at the upcoming Thanksgiving travel forecast according to Chief Meteorologist Garry Lessor at Western Connecticut State University, who tells the New Haven Register, A storm system could move through Connecticut Tuesday evening into Wednesday, bringing moderate to heavy rain, but Thanksgiving should be fine. Take your pick.
The Farmer's Almanac has predicted the first snowfall via a fast-moving storm in the Northeast and New England with gusty winds and moderate-to-heavy rain and/or snow on December 1st - 3rd. The next blast of snowy winter weather is predicted for December 20th through December 23rd.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), New England's winter weather will most likely be unseasonably warm, which is consistent with the El Nino pattern that's expected. This could be a big letdown for skiing enthusiasts.
Remember the good old days when there were very few sissy-assed winters? Instead, there were some winters when we got snowed in with two to five feet of the white stuff. We could build a good old-fashioned snowman and then have neighborhood snowball fights when the schools were closed. Remember those days?
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