Rare Noctilucent Clouds

Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 10:22 am

On Saturday evening, my meteorologist wife spotted some very rare (for this latitude) noctilucent clouds just south of the Akron-Canton Regional Airport well after sunset: Click ON the image above to see a larger image.


Posted by on August 29, 2019 at 12:03 pm

Autumn can be a great time to see some seasonal signatures on the early morning visible satellite images. This (Thursday) morning was no exception! Check out the small plume of lake effect rain showers on Lake Erie as the cool, dry air moved over the very warm (73°F) lake surface as well as the river […]

Orion Is Back!

Posted by on August 22, 2019 at 11:02 am

A winter time favorite is back. But you’ll need to get up before sunrise to see it right now:

Early Sign?

Posted by on August 14, 2019 at 2:06 pm

This is something I’ve not seen for a few years: early autumn foliage peppered in some of the maple trees as well as some trees showing an early drop signature under its canopy. Do you have any similar photos? Feel free to share them via Twitter (@AndreBernier) or a JPG image via email (

Hurricanes Discussed

Posted by on July 30, 2019 at 4:34 pm

Many of you know how blessed I was to have learned under my former college professor (and co-founder of The Weather Channel) Dr. Joe D’Aleo. He was the department chairman of the meteorology program at then Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont (now University of Northern Vermont) in the 1970s. Dr. D’Aleo is still very […]

Holiday Weekend

Posted by on May 23, 2019 at 2:44 pm

The upcoming Memorial Day weekend is beginning to come into clearer focus. No single day will be a washout, but there will be ample thunderstorms rolling about the radar screen to stay on your toes both Saturday, and especially Sunday if you have outdoor plans. Memorial Day Monday is currently looking like the best day […]

As Clear As Fog

Posted by on May 4, 2019 at 10:44 am

The fog has been a persistent feature in the last 12 hours or so. As I made my usual stop at the post office on my way home from work on Friday night, I had a strong deja vu moment that made me stop in my tracks, look around, and take it all in. Growing […]

Alaska Storm

Posted by on April 22, 2019 at 8:20 pm

A snowstorm in late April? Easy if it’s in Alaska. There is a Winter Storm Warning for Fairbanks for Tuesday. Some spots will see 3-9″ of snow with winds gusting over 50 m.p.h. Here is the popular 30-minute Alaska TV weather program that goes into great depth on almost every aspect of Alaska life. It’s […]

Tax Day Snowpack

Posted by on April 15, 2019 at 1:27 pm

As Sunday’s system retreats off the east coast, we can easily see who has snow on the ground and who doesn’t!

Wave Train

Posted by on April 10, 2019 at 2:23 pm

We are entering into a periodically wet weather pattern. Note how a significant rainy area moves by every few days in this 8-day animation: In the meantime, Colorado went from nearly 80°F yesterday to blizzard warnings this morning.

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