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Past articles by Sam:

Partly sunny, windy today; frigid air sets in early this week

Yesterday's storm dropped a few inches of snow across much of the state. Expect a good day for the clean up with clearing skies and temperatures reaching the upper 30s to low 40s with a blustery west wind. A cold front will cross the area this afternoon that will drop temperatures tonight, and for the next several days this week. → Read More

Windy day with a blend of sun and clouds Sunday

The winds will continue to be gusty throughout the evening with partly cloudy skies. Temps dropping back into the twenties for us as well. Tomorrow is dry with increasing clouds, the winds will back off my the morning. No weather issues for Monday morning and afternoon. → Read More

Get ready for our first winter storm: Sunday afternoon through late Monday into early Tuesday

After a few quiet days in the weather department, we focus our attention on Sunday. We have a winter storm watch ahead for a long duration winter weather event from Sunday afternoon through Monday night and into early Tuesday morning. → Read More

Lows in the low 30s overnight; Milder temps for the week ahead

Tonight expect improving conditions but not before snow, sleet and rain fall for another two hours or so. → Read More

A blend of sun and clouds today and Monday; Tuesday’s rain changing to a little snow

Today and Monday will be milder with highs back in the seasonal upper 40s to low 50s, under partly to mostly cloudy skies. Then we're looking ahead to Tuesday when we start out with rain, changing to a wintry mix and snow by Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Increasing clouds with the chance for light rain late today; sunny and pleasant Monday

Today features increasing clouds with cool temperatures. There is a chance for a period of rain this evening into the first part of tonight, depending on how close the storm (remnants of TS Nestor). Latest computer guidance has most the heavy rain staying off shore this evening and tonight. → Read More

The last full day of summer will be a beauty; first day of fall not bad either

The question remains, would you like to go to the beach or apple picking? It'll be another gorgeous day with highs in the mid 80s and lots of sunshine. Warm temperatures will continue Monday for the first day of fall. The Autumnal Equinox is 3:50 AM on Monday. A cold front will bring the chance for showers Monday night followed by cooler temperatures Tuesday and beyond. → Read More

Partly/mostly sunny, hot & humid this afternoon; Showers, t-storms end heat on Monday

Today, we're cranking up the heat and humidity AGAIN, with "feels like" temperatures well above 100 degrees. This heat can be dangerous, but only if you're not taking care of yourself. → Read More

Another beautiful, sunny day today!

Today is another gorgeous day for us. Mostly sunny, as pressure still dominates our weather. Highs similar to Saturday in the low 80s a bit cooler by the shoreline as a sea breeze develops. Heading towards the beginning of the work week we bring in several chances for rain. → Read More

Memorial Day Weekend looks perfect for a trip to the beach – or your backyard

Today starts off with abundant sunshine and gorgeous conditions with clouds increasing late in the evening. There will be the chance for some showers overnight. → Read More

Sunday showers cool things off; tracking 2 storms for later in week

A cold front Sunday is bringing us back to reality. Temperatures began in the 50s this morning, but after some rain showers this afternoon, temps will fall this evening. It will turn cooler (but not cold) Monday and Tuesday with highs near 50 degrees. → Read More

Periods of rain, raw and chilly; warmer, humid with afternoon showers Sunday

The National Weather Service has confirmed 4 tornadoes and 2 macrobursts touched down on Tuesday. You can read the full report here. Expect unsettled weather with periods of rain today. There will be some dry periods throughout the day, but temperatures will only top out in the 50s. → Read More

Winter Storm Warning with heavy wet snow tonight; bright sunshine, mild and pleasant Sunday

A quick-moving, heavy wet snowstorm with upwards of 6 or more inches of snow statewide will pile up overnight. This storm has quickly organized and will dump moderate to a brief period heavy snow through overnight hours into Sunday. → Read More

Summer-like weekend weather ahead!

While Saturday may start off cloudy, we expect clearing to take place with sunny 80s by afternoon. Then by Sunday it will feel like summer again with highs in the mid 80s to near 90 degrees! After battering the Turks and Caicos, the National Hurricane Center shows Hurricane Maria slowly we... → Read More

Scattered showers tonight; clouds break for sun Sunday

Low pressure moving along a stalled frontal boundary will deliver a band showers tonight with the heavy showers and thunderstorms staying off to our south overnight into early Sunday. → Read More

Partly sunny Sunday; chance of showers on Memorial Day

The Memorial Holiday Weekend will be cooler than average with lots of clouds, intervals of sun with Sunday being the pick of the weekend, while Monday will be the wettest. → Read More

Some sun, chance of showers for Memorial Day weekend

The Memorial Holiday Weekend will be cooler than average with a mix of sun and clouds. But at least most of the time will be dry! The best chance for showers is unfortunately during Memorial Day. → Read More

After record-breaking heat, cooler days lie ahead

Today won’t be as hot as yesterday, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the 80s. There is a chance for a shower in spots during the afternoon, but most of the day will be dry. → Read More

Rain through early Sunday; scattered showers Sunday afternoon

Get ready for a wet, chilly Mother's Day weekend. If you have outdoor plans with mom it's time to start thinking about plan B! We are anticipating 1"-2" of widespread rain but there could be higher amounts up to 3" in some heavier rain bands. → Read More

Chilly, dry night with temps in the 40s; mostly sunny, pleasant Sunday

Tonight there will be partial clearing skies with temps in the low 40s. Sunday will be the pick of weekend with mostly sunny skies and highs in the middle 60s. After a sunny start to the work week on Monday, rain returns Tuesday into Wednesday along with another brief cool-down. → Read More