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Helping with Sandy Relief

Our staff continues to aid with Sandy relief through volunteer work at the NJ shore.

Meteorologist Nick Troiano (front) and president Frank Lombardo (back) carrying storm damaged items in Manahawkin. In the hard times many NJ residents have faced in the wake of Hurricane Sandy,...
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Stay Healthy this Winter Season

How can you keep the common cold away this winter? Find out here!

How many times have you heard the old saying, “Don’t go outside with wet hair or you’ll catch cold”? Did you ever wonder why that was or if it was even true? Actually, many of those old wives' tales do have some validity and we'll break it down for you so you can stay heal...

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Why is Election Day on Tuesday?

How weather impacted the date of election day.

Did you ever wonder why Election Day is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November? You may be surprised to learn the weather played a role in establishing this date. An official Election Day was declared in 1845, when most Americans worked in agriculture. By early November, the grow...

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Earliest and Latest First Snowfall

When's the earliest your area had to break out salt trucks and plows?

Now that the recent first freeze of the season has ended the growing season in many places in the Northeast, many are beginning their preparations for winter. Last year’s historic October...
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Reflections on Sandy's Impact

Meteorologist Mike Mihalik writes about his experiences during Sandy.

Manasquan, NJ. Photo by Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger.

 

Rewinding back to the day Sandy struck NJ, Monday, October 29th, I still could not believe my own forecasts of 70 - 85 mph wind gusts across L...

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