| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Can we take a little break from the relentless, pounding headache that is state politics and speak instead of snow? I have several agenda items:
No. 1. Should snowstorms have names? The notion that last Tuesday night's storm was named Chester rests...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MONTVERDE — The flight attendant said it was time, and 7-year-old Chelsea Greene was led away from her mother for the first time.
With tears in her eyes, the girl was told to be brave as she boarded the plane.
"I was scared," said Greene, now...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The year's 13th tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean formed Monday and was expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo by Tuesday, though the tropics overall remain more subdued than had been expected earlier this year.
The depression was about 650...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:09 AM
Tropical Depression 5, Thursday, August 15, 5 a.m. advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Depression No. 5 formed Wednesday night off the west coast of Africa. The system is projected to reach tropical storm strength on Thursday.
Florida Alerts: None....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Tropical Storm Erin has formed just west of the Cape Verde Islands and is forecast to strengthen as it moves across the Atlantic, at least for a couple of days.
The storm was moving at about 15 mph to the west-northwest, with maximum sustained winds...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Tropical Depression Fernand, 5 p.m. Monday advisory
OUTLOOK: After hitting Mexico early this morning, what was once Tropical Storm Fernand now has dissipated. The National Hurricane Center has issued its last advisory on the short-lived system.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Tropical Depression Erin, 11 p.m. Friday
OUTLOOK: Despite an uphill battle against dry air and cooler waters, Tropical Storm Erin was reborn late Friday but still is forecast to become a tropical depression over the next five days as it moves north into...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Last week, it appeared the tropics were gearing up for a flurry of activity, with Tropical Storm Erin and another system in the Gulf of Mexico. But now there is little action expected this week.
There are no systems forecasters are eyeing for possible...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Two tropical waves have popped up on the National Hurricane Center's radar.
Both face a struggle to develop, as they likely will encounter dry air and wind shear, the same atmospheric factors that have prevented any hurricanes from forming so far this...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Tropical disturbance, 8 a.m. Friday
OUTLOOK: A tropical disturbance over the western edge of Africa could become a depression or storm over the next few days. Models for now indicate the system will curve out to sea.
By early next week, the...