Weather or Not Archive: March, 2010

Cool fact: A February postscript

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It wasn't historically cold last month -- about three degrees below normal. In fact, for the meteorological winter, the period from Dec. 1... Read more

Floods deferred: The gentle melt continues.

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The bulk of the record February snow has gently soaked into the soil, worked its way into streams or returned as vapor to the atmosphere. After... Read more

Snow: Better never than late?

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In March, the sun's wattage turns the daytime blacktop into a hot plate. If snow makes it through the atmosphere, usually it quickly melts... Read more

Snow: Another coat of whitewash

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As has often been the case this winter, a storm looks to jog a tad more toward the northwest than previously forecast. The upshot is that... Read more

February 2010: A look back

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In Philadelphia, February established snow standards unprecedented in the period of record, dating to the winter of 1884-85, and which might... Read more

Winter 2009-2010: Is that all there is?

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With the sun baking away the snowpack, and February now meteorological history, it would be only natural for one's thoughts to lightly turn... Read more