Storm to bring mixture of rain, sleet, snow to region

Jessica Spaccio, a climatologist with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University, reviews the forecast as a coastal storm approaches the region. Spaccio says: “A coastal storm is developing and is expected to bring accumulating snow to the Finger Lakes area. A winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday […]

New storm for Northeast a return to old winter ways

As another winter storm approaches the Northeast, Jessica Spaccio, a climatologist with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University says while the winter has been tough on some areas, for the vast majority it has not been record-breaking. Spaccio says: “Continuing the trend of an active winter season, another winter storm is heading […]

Sure it’s white now, but what about Christmas?

Cornell Climate Center uses half century of data to predict best cities for a White Christmas and a dry New Year’s Eve Jessica Spaccio, a climatologist with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University, crunched numbers from the past 50 years of weather observations – from 1963 through 2012 – to calculate the […]