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Winter Precipitation Types

Find out how snow, sleet and freezing rain form during winter storms.

Freezing rain downs a large branch in Downingtown, PA.   During the winter, there are 4 major precipitation types that meteorologists focus on. They are rain, freezing rain, sleet, and of...
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Winter Storm Fri Night - Saturday!

Wintry weather is on the way for the weekend...

Last night, an arctic cold front blasted through the region with a bitterly cold Canadian high pressure working in today. This system will be accompanied by very strong wind gusts reaching 40 to 60...
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The Lake Effect Snow Machine

How does lake effect snow form & what are the impacts in the Northeast?

  Buffalo Area After Historic Lake Effect Snow Event Nov 2014. Credit: Anthony Quintano Flickr   Lake effect snow is a phenomenon that is most common to areas around the Great Lakes and...
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Lake Effect Snow in the Midwest

What is lake effect snow and how does it impact the Midwest?

Lake effect snow (or LES), a common occurrence in Michigan during the late fall and early winter months, also happens frequently in the Midwest. It is a phenomenon that occurs when cold air moves...
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A Tale of Two Regions: November 2016

Recap of November 2016 in the Northeast

  Route 17 in Bergen County, New Jersey November 20, 2016   Depending on where you live in the Northeast, you saw two different types of weather in November. Down in the mid - Atlantic, the...
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