What You Need to Know About This Weekend's Blizzard in New England 

Dennis Mersereau · 02/13/15 05:08PM

If you're unlucky enough to live in the snowiest region of the country this year, chances are you don't need any introduction to what's going to happen this weekend. Up to two feet of heavy, wind-driven snow will blast coastal New England on Sunday, making travel impossible and possibly producing some damage along the way.

A Brutal Cold Snap and a Blizzard or Two Are Possible Over the Next Week

Dennis Mersereau · 02/12/15 04:37PM

Much of the eastern U.S. is about to plunge into the coldest wave of Arctic air we've seen this winter, and for many, it could feature more sustained cold temperatures than we saw during the Great Polar Vortex Panic of 2014. If that isn't bad enough, the east could see a couple of disruptive winter storms next week.

Boston Expecting Another Major Snowstorm, NYC Could See Freezing Rain

Dennis Mersereau · 02/08/15 01:29PM

Boston, the newly-minted capital of Canada and inspiration for Disney's Frozen, is in the path of an approaching storm system this afternoon that threatens to drop up to two feet of snow on the city and surrounding areas by sunrise on Tuesday. To the south, New York City could see an icy mess as a result of freezing rain.

Frozen Tundra Formerly Called the Northeast Braces for Weekend Snowstorm

Dennis Mersereau · 02/05/15 05:05PM

Models are showing yet another multi-day winter storm in the Northeast this weekend. Accumulations could reach double-digits by Monday night, and that might not even be the worst thing to happen next week. We could see "Dennis Quaid hiking up I-95 to save Jake Gyllenhaal" levels of cold around Valentine's Day. Isn't winter fun?

Dennis Mersereau · 01/27/15 06:28PM

The Blizzard of 2015 was Boston's third largest snowstorm on record, with at least 26.0" at the airport. New York reported 9.8" in Central Park, 11.4" at LaGuardia, 10.7" at JFK, and 11.8" at the Bronx Zoo. Southampton (on eastern Long Island) saw 28.8" of snow. The big winner/loser was 35.0" in Acton, Massachusetts.

Why NYC's "Historic" Blizzard Didn't Live up to the Hype

Dennis Mersereau · 01/27/15 10:51AM

If you woke up this fine Tuesday morning to find much less snow than forecasters predicted, you're likely one of the thousands of angry people sprinting to the computer to voice your outrage—outrage!!!—that those lowlife, idiotic, goodfernothin' meteorologists can't get anything right. Here's why you're wrong.

Dennis Mersereau · 01/26/15 10:07PM

This beast of a nor'easter looks incredible on infrared satellite imagery this evening, and the storm is only in its infancy. Conditions will rapidly deteriorate in locations that haven't gone down hill already. Locations caught under the deformation zone (heaviest persistent bands) will see two or more feet. Stay safe and enjoy.

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

Dennis Mersereau · 01/26/15 06:45AM

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it through the storm.

NWS: NYC Is About to See a "Crippling and Potentially Historic Blizzard"

Dennis Mersereau · 01/25/15 04:04PM

The National Weather Service just issued a blizzard warning for the entire coast of the Northeast from southeastern New Jersey through Maine in anticipation of whiteout conditions as this week's "crippling and potentially historic blizzard" ramps up. Anyone who ventures out during the height of the storm will face life-threatening conditions.

Major Blizzard Set to Dump Feet of Snow on New York City and Boston

Dennis Mersereau · 01/25/15 12:59PM

All signs point to a significant blizzard in the Northeast on Monday night and Tuesday, with major cities like New York and Boston probably measuring snow in feet by the time the storm clears out. If the forecast pans out, this will be one of the most significant winter storms we've seen in quite a few years.

Here's What You Need to Know About This Weekend's East Coast Snowstorm

Dennis Mersereau · 01/23/15 03:03PM

A snow and ice storm will disrupt travel in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast tonight and tomorrow, but it's nothing abnormal for this time of the year. However, "nothing abnormal" doesn't mean crap when you're sliding sideways into a ditch on I-95. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of this weekend's weather.

Tricky Weekend Storm Will Bring Heavy Rain and Snow to the I-95 Corridor

Dennis Mersereau · 01/22/15 03:59PM

I hope you enjoyed the relatively nice weather we've seen for the past few days, because things are going to change in a hurry. A major storm is trekking across Texas this afternoon on its way to the eastern seaboard, and it will culminate in what could be a decent snow event in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this weekend.

Hide Your Kids and Run to the Store, a Nor'easter Is Coming Tomorrow

Dennis Mersereau · 12/08/14 02:29PM

A nor'easter (!!!!) is slated to dump heavy rain and snow from Pennsylvania to Maine starting tomorrow morning, and some folks could see double-digit snow totals by the time it's over. For a pleasant change of pace, there's not much uncertainty in who will get how much of what and when.

A Nor'easter Is Coming: You'll Probably Live, But Panic Just in Case

Dennis Mersereau · 10/21/14 04:02PM

A developing nor'easter will affect New England during the second half of this week, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, and widespread media panic. You'll probably survive, but you should hug your loved ones a little tighter tonight, just to be safe.

Rainy, Windy Nor'easter Moving Nor'east Towards Nor'east

Dennis Mersereau · 09/24/14 01:55PM

The first nor'easter of the year is developing over nor'eastern Nor'Carolina this afternoon, leaving residents from D.C. to Boston getting ready for some much-needed rain. The term "nor'easter" is causing some concern for residents, but fear not: it's too warm to snow.