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Weather Watch

Weather Watch
  • Weather Watch Even with the major storm that moved right across our region on Saturday, we got less than two-thirds of an inch of rain at most locations in Otsego County, and for the first three weeks of November, total precipitation for the month has been only around one inch.

    November 20, 2008

  • Weather Watch Since cloudy skies have prevailed much of the time during the past week, it doesn’t seem like a very dry November. But during the first 12 days of the month, precipitation has amounted to less than a quarter of an inch at most locations in Otsego County, and that’s about 20% of the normal precipitation.

    November 13, 2008

  • Weather Watch When Montana and North Dakota got much warmer weather than northern Florida early last week, we correctly predicted that the wintry conditions would quickly give way to Indian Summer. The jet stream retreated far to the north, with all the major storms far to our west or along the coast well to our south.

    November 6, 2008 1 Link

  • Weather Watch The weather pattern will change from mid-winter in late October to very mild and dry in early November — thanks to an absolutely amazing “reverse temperature anomaly that resulted from the intense Nor’Easter on Tuesday.

    October 30, 2008

  • Weather Watch The second week and beginning of the third week of October averaged about 10 degrees warmer than normal, then we got a major change to a much cooler weather pattern, but temperatures have only averaged about five degrees cooler than normal during the past week.

    October 23, 2008

  • Weather Watch Exactly as we predicted, the extremely dry weather pattern has continued right through the first half of October, with only about a third of an inch of rain at our weather station in Otego. That’s only about one-fifth, or 20 percent of the normal precipitation for the month.

    October 16, 2008

  • Weather Watch Extrememly dry weather pattern through next week The long Columbus Day weekend will feature absolutely magnificent October weather in Otsego County, with brilliant sunshine each day and above normal temperatures.

    October 9, 2008

  • Weather Watch September turned out to be about two and a half degrees warmer than normal in Otsego County, with precipitation around an inch below normal.

    October 2, 2008

  • Weather Watch Sure enough, exactly as we predicted, positively spectacular September weather continued for nearly two weeks, with sunny or partly sunny skies each day, following the combination of Hurricane Ike on the Texas Gulf Coast and much above normal temperatures in the northern Great Plains. Skies were brilliantly sunny all week, but the weather pattern will finally change this weekend, for the wrong reasons.

    September 25, 2008

  • Weather Watch Hurricane Ike, a powerful category two hurricane covering a larger area than the Lone Star State, reached Galveston during the early morning hours on Saturday, spreading torrential rains across southeast Texas.

    September 18, 2008