Approaching Storms

LATEST FORECAST NEWS:
 
WEEKEND STORM LOOKS LIKE A NEAR MISS TO OUR SOUTH AND EAST SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WHILE THERE WILL BE SOME WARM DAYS INTERSPERSED, THE GENERAL THEME OF BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION LOOKS LIKE IT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MONTH OF APRIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

WINTER RECAP:

The 2017-18 winter started strong with multiple snow events in December, bitter cold from Christmas through January 7th, and a big snowstorm on January 4th.  Winter than went on hiatus through the balance of January and February with one of the warmest Februarys on record.  Although the first day of March started warm with temperatures near 60, the next day featured the first of four Nor'Easters during the month.  Temperatures were below normal each day between March 2nd and March 27th.  March snowfall in Neptune was the highest total for the month of March in at least the last 30 years.

Here are some quick winter stats for Neptune:

Snowfall:

December - 11.0 inches

January - 17.8 inches

February - 1.5 inches

March - 18.4 inches

April - 0.8 inches

TOTAL - 49.5 inches (4th snowiest winter since 1990) (only 3.3 inches of that total recorded from January 5th to March 1st)

Heaviest snowfall - 15 inches on January 4th

Days with 1 inch or more of snowfall - 11

Days with at least 1 inch of snow on the ground - 30

Temperatures:

December  -  2 degrees below normal

January   -  1 degree below normal

February  -  7 degrees above normal

March     -  3 degrees below normal

Lowest temperature - minus 2 on January 7th (coldest reading in at least the last 28 years)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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