Bundle up: Winter Storm Grayson to keep temps at record lows

Cities along the eastern U.S. are preparing for blizzard conditions with Winter Storm Grayson. Mark Wysocki, a meteorologist who specializes in forecasting and weather analysis at the Northeast Regional Climate Center, details the major winter storm to impact the East Coast over the next 72 hours. Bio: http://www.eas.cornell.edu/people/profile.cfm?netid=mww3 Wysocki says: “An Arctic air mass has a firm grip […]

Weather and food: Cornell experts dish out tips for July 4th

Millions of Americans will hit the road for the beach, mountains or a simple backyard barbecue or picnic this holiday weekend. Samantha Borisoff, a climatologist with the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University, says hot temperatures with a possibly of thunderstorms are in the forecast. Bio: http://www.eas.cornell.edu/people/research.cfm?netid=sgh58 Borisoff says: “Will it rain on your […]

Drought doubt lingers with warm summer predictions

Jessica Spaccio, a climatologist with the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University, says that while the drought in the Northeast is over, predictions of above-normal temperatures this summer could be a concern for agriculture in the region. The Northeast Regional Climate Center monitors and assesses climatic conditions in the twelve-state, northeastern region of the […]

Cornell climatologist looks at top five storms to hit Washington D.C.

As the Mid-Atlantic prepares for a blizzard with up to two feet of snow possible, Cornell climatologist Jessica Spaccio has compiled a list of the top five storms recorded at Washington D.C. since 1885. Click here to find her list of the top five storms. Spaccio is a climatologist at the Northeast Regional Climate Center […]

Clear skies for Super Bowl Sunday

As the kickoff for the first ever cold-weather outdoor Super Bowl approaches, two climate experts with the NOAA-funded Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC) at Cornell University predict calm skies over MetLife Stadium. Established in 1983, the NRCC works cooperatively with the National Climatic Data Center, the National Weather Service, state climate offices, and other interested […]