Weather or Not Archive: March, 2012

Spring outlook

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Accu-Weather just released its belated spring outlook, and ... oh ... you say, you thought it was spring already. Actually, the equinox still... Read more

Solar storm watch

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A major disturbance on the sun's surface could result in a disruptive geomatic storm, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns... Read more

Pollen: Sneezin' opener

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We received our first pollen count of the season this morning from Dr. Donald Dvorin at the Asthma Center. It's not that the numbers were... Read more

The '62 storm: Wild, and white

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In weather lore, the great coastal storm of 1962 became known as the "Ash Wednesday Storm." Wednesday, March 7, actually was Day Two of that... Read more

Dig the beach? Be careful

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We have fond beach memories of being buried in the sand, and of building hopelessly soggy and wholly unsatisfactory sand castles. We had no... Read more

Global warming and Philadelphia

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Climatologists, even those who have been telling us that the world is getting warmer and that humans are contributing, caution that no single... Read more

Where were you in '62?

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As we observed in our Sunday story, the great Ash Wednesday nor'easter of 1962 remains the benchmark storm for the Jersey Shore. The Army... Read more

Spring picking up steam

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With such a gentle winter -- and on only four days has it failed to get above freezing -- it is natural to expect to pay a price at some point... Read more