Sunday, December 7, 2014

School Day Weather #snowday? Dec 14-20

Wed. 2:30pm :  Snow day this week?: LOW 5%  Average temperature range:41/25  Monday Dry 40s Tuesday: PM Rain, Wed. warm (upper 40s) cool  Thursday: Slight chance of some AM snow showers Friday cold, dry Saturday, cool, chance of snow showers at night  CHECK FOR UPDATES 

SNOW DAY Forecast for NW NJ Dec 8-13th

UPDATED Wed. 9pm 
Sunday: Earliest sunset for the year this afternoon (4:32)   
Monday: Cloudy afternoon, 40s   
Tuesday: FREEZING RAIN/ SLEET in the AM ** Delay 60%, NO SCHOOL 10 20%  changing to all rain by 8 9am, then heavy rain, strong winds, possible local power outages.
Wednesday: PM Snow showers (1-2")  Early Dismissal 10%
Thursday: Snow showers, Delay = 25%, cold (30s)
Friday-Sat: Dry but cold (low40s). 
DELAY or CLOSING LINKS lower right of this page.      
check back for next update    


SPORTS BEAT ( NW NJ sports highlights)

SNOW DAY Forecast for NW NJ Dec 8-13th

UPDATED Tuesday 5:15am 
Sunday: Earliest sunset for the year this afternoon (4:32)   
Monday: Cloudy afternoon, 40s   
Tuesday: Snow/Sleet/Rain mix in the AM  ** Delay 60%  NO SCHOOL less than 10.   changing to all rain by 8am, Heavy rain, strong winds, possible local power outages.
Wednesday: Rain changing back to snow, ** Delay/No School 33%
Thursday: Snow showers ending by morning, cold (30s)
Friday-Sat: Dry but cold (low40s). 
** West of Rt 206 / north of I-80, lower values elsewhere
   Check LINKS lower right for lists of Delay.      
Check back for updates   

NOTE: Small changes in the storm track will change forecast greatly !


SPORTS BEAT ( NW NJ sports highlights)

SNOW DAY Forecast for NW NJ Dec 8-13th

UPDATED Tuesday 5:15am 
Sunday: Earliest sunset for the year this afternoon (4:32)   
Monday: Cloudy afternoon, 40s   
Tuesday: Snow/Sleet/Rain mix in the AM  ** Delay 60%  NO School less than 10.   changing to all rain, Heavy rain, strong winds, possible local power outages.
Wednesday: Rain changing back to snow, ** Delay/No School 33%
Thursday: Snow showers ending by morning, cold (30s)
Friday-Sat: Dry but cold (low40s). 
** West of Rt 206 / north of I-80, lower values elsewhere
   Check LINKS to the right for lists of Delay.      
Check back for updates   

NOTE: Small changes in the storm track will change forecast greatly !


SPORTS BEAT ( NW NJ sports highlights)

Sunday, November 30, 2014

School Day Forecast: Dec 1-6

TGIF @6am:   Tuesday: Late afternoon rain/ice/snow (~1")  *afternoon activities postponed 66%, changing to all rain into Wednesday morning DELAY less than 10%,   Thursday mostly sunny, cool,  Friday afternoon: snow /sleet  changing to all rain by night Saturday cold rain most of the day ending by late afternoon. Check back for updates !! 

Friday morning 7am they will try again:
ROCKET LAUNCH  http://www.livestream.com/spaceflightnow

* Find a current list of postponements on LINKS to the right -->


Sunday, November 23, 2014

SCHOOL DAY FORECAST: Nov 24-29

(updated) WED7:30Am:   WINTER STORM WARNING ISSUED ! WEDNESDAY   Rain/ snow mix beginning  around sunrise changing to ALL SNOW BY mid morning, snow continuing most of the day, significant snow *2-10" , see updated forecast map below.Snow ending by 10pm  THANKSGIVING DAY: mostly dry, all precipitation ending by morning. FRI. -SATURDAY:  Cold (30s) but relatively dry.  
WED. NO SCHOOL: 80%......Since most schools have a 1/2 day already the chance of an early dismissal is small. 
* greatest amounts on colder surfaces (lawns, decks) lower amts on treated roads. 
  check back for updates.
DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL BE HAZARDOUS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. Road conditions will be much better Thanksgiving morning.
UPDATES POSTED ON TWITTER, more info on FACEBOOK
UPDATED SNOW FALL MAP:


 





Sunday, November 16, 2014

NW NJ SNOWDAY FORECAST? Nov. 17-22

UPDATED TUES @8am: Caution ICE: Areas above 800'  at or below 32F, most other locations just wet.    Sunday night snow/sleet to ice, then just rain most of Monday. There is a  slight chance (20%)  of a Delay IN NORTHERN (High Point, Vernon) SUSSEX COUNTY, near zero elsewhere. Rain all day in all locations, GOOD chance of sports cancellations on Monday afternoon. Tuesday-Friday, cold (30s) but dry, Saturday looks not as cold (low40s) and dry at this time.  NEXT UPDATE if conditions change

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

SPORTS DAY and WINTER WEATHER SCHOOL DAY FORECAST 11/10-16

WINTER WEATHER ARRIVES LATER THIS WEEK !! 
UPDATE FRIDAY @6am :
THURSDAY night : Chance of some light rain /sleet to snow mix tonight into Thursday Snow should end well before daybreak. Expect ~1 inch, maybe 2 at higher elevations north of rt 80. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SCHOOL DELAYS NEAR 0 less than 10 %.  Rest of the day, cool but dry. Saturday:  sunny, cold (low 40s) breezy.  Check back for updates ! 

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Monday, November 3, 2014

NW NJ HS SPORTS DAY WEATHER: NOV 3-8th

Friday @7am:  This weeks afternoon weather: Monday Sunny, 50s, Tuesday-Wed: Dry in upper 50s Thursday: Moderate Rain most of the day, a good chance of postponements.   Friday: windy/cool chance of an early afternoon shower (check radar link to right). Saturday Dry but cold, 40s.   NEXT WEEK: Looking nice early in the week then cold & nasty toward the end, chance of **** ?   Check back for update !

NW NJ HS HIGHLIGHTS SHOW: http://www.mugsmedia.com/sportsbeat-latest.asp 

Monday, October 27, 2014

NW NJ Sports Day Weather: Oct 27- Nov 1

UPDATED FRIDAY@ 10am:  Thurs-Fri: Mostly sunny in AM, cloudy in the PM but cooler /dry, highs 45-50. Saturday: Rain showers and raw till mid afternoon then cool but dry,  Sunday NYC MARATHON cold (40s), windy (NW-15/20mph) but dry.  .  Check back for updates:
  
SPECIAL: ROCKET EXPLODED ON TAKE OFF: Video-//www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHMmMgdcOSU     
  ROCKET LAUNCH POSTPONED TO TUESDAY (6:21PM)  DUE TO AN  ***hole IN A SAILBOAT !!!    THERE WILL BE A ROCKET LAUNCH TO THE SPACE STATION MONDAY NIGHT (planned for 6:44pm) FROM THE COAST OF VIRGINIA. IT SHOULD BE VISIBLE IN NJ,  LOW IN THE SOUTHERN SKY!  FOR LIVE VIDEO AND INFO: http://www.universetoday.com/115565/how-to-watch-spectacular-1st-nighttime-antares-launch-to-iss-on-oct-27-complete-viewing-guide/#.VExzRXqEMdM.twitter-by

Monday, October 20, 2014

NW NJ SPORTS DAY WEATHER: Oct 20-25

Monday at 6am: Monday Dry and cool, Tuesday-Wed, expect rainy, raw conditions. Drying out by Thursday. Nice cool dry conditions to end the week.. Check back for updates !!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Fall prediction: Above Normal Temperatures:


N.O.A.A. prediction for this fall is ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES and average precipitation:

Monday, September 1, 2014

NOAA's long range "prediction" is for a normal winter

"NORMAL WINTER" is for ~60" of snow in northern Sussex/ Bergen Counties and about 40" in southern  Warren / Morris counties. This would translate to 2-5 Snow Days for the season. Mw




Monday, April 28, 2014

SportsDay Forecast: April 28-May 3rd

Tuesday 12noon: RAIN IS ON THE WAY (LINK)   Monday: Best Day of the Week, getting cloudy in the afternoon, mid 60s. Rain showers at night into Tuesday: Raw, Rain beginning by afternoon low 50s Wet field conditions, possible postponement. Wednesday; Rain possible river flooding, postponements HIGH  Thursday: Thunderstorms? Rain ending by afternoon Wet field, cancellations possible  Friday, drying out mid 60s. 
Check Back for updates and changes !

Sunday, April 20, 2014

SPORTS DAY FORECAST: April 21-26

Friday 6:30am:   Thursday- pt sunny, breezy, lower 60s  Friday- Best chance for Rain after 5pm, rain overnight.  Saturday: rain showers in the AM, wet field conditionsNext week looking like a rather damp week.    
Check back for updates      Mw

Sunday, March 30, 2014

#snowday: forecast March 31 - April 5

WINTER IS OVER !!
PUT A FORK IN IT...WINTER IS OVER ! 
Friday 7am  Sports Day Forecast: Friday: Cloudy, chance of rain showers all day raw, better chance of rain late afternoon-night.mid 40s. Possible postponement High Saturday: Rain ending in the am by dawn: Partly sunny 50s Wet field conditions. Sunday: nice, sunny upper50s.       check back for updates  

Sunday, March 23, 2014

#snowday Forecast: March 24-30th

SATURDAY 7am:    Saturday: Morning chance of light rain around noon, heavy rain in the afternoon and at night, Tp in the low 50s Sunday: Rain. Impact on outdoor sports before noon 20%, after 1pm 99*%.   *rain, wind, cold temps, wet/muddy fields (grass) will impact play.

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Sunday, March 16, 2014

#snowday Forecast March 16-22

Sunday 7am: Sunday: Pt sunny and cold 30s. Next week  All indications are for a strong storm to form off the New Jersey coast on Tuesday, its impact on NW NJ is still uncertain at this time. Next update by 11am Sunday 

Mw 


Saturday, March 8, 2014

#snowday Forecast: March 9-15

Sat 6pm:   Saturday: chance of some rain, in the low 50s, colder on Sunday.  Next week: Temps below normal (30s-low40s) at the beginning of the week.  A coastal storm will develop but right now looks like it will move off well to our south. 

Check back for updates


FYI: "Average temperatures" for this week should be: highs 45F  / Lows 26

Saturday, March 1, 2014

#snowday Forecast 3/2-3/8

Thursday 7pm: Rest of the week mostly dry with little chance of any significant snow. Temperatures will remain below normal with highs in the low 40s and lows in the teens.  Saturday temps near or above normal !  Next chance of snow looks like middle of next week. Next update if forecast changes.   Mw  

Saturday, February 22, 2014

#snowday Forecast for 2/23-3/1

Saturday 8am  No significant snow expected the rest of this week. Nighttime temperatures falling back to single digits. High temperatures still below average in the low 30s.

 **  A very good chance for snow is Sunday into most of Monday, at this time current forecast is for 6 inches. **   NEXT UPDATE: Saturday pm    Mw 

Saturday, February 8, 2014

UPDATED: #snowday Forecast 2/16-22

Fri 5am: THE WORSE IS OVER.... for this week. FRIDAY: FOG, Rain, some flooding possible...Watch out for "Black Ice" in the mornings as melting snow re-freezes overnight!   Rest of the week temperatures in the 40s, cloudy with some rain and maybe thunder on Friday. Next chance of snow is around Tuesday of next week. 

Check back for updates.  

Thursday, January 23, 2014

NEXT WEEK'S WEATHER: (but first: A moon attack.... sort of)

video (45sec): FUNNY- ENJOY !   * weather forecast posted just below *


Astronauts Attacked By Monster On The Moon... by mistersexybuzz 


                           Weather Forecast BELOW 









Monday, September 16, 2013

The Old Famer's Almanac "predictions" for the winter 2013-2014


The 2013 Old Farmer's Almanac's predictions for snow for north-western New Jersey (Sussex County) & surrounding areas. NOTE: This is a "prediction" based on sunspots, past weather patterns & a current understand in meteorology. It is NOT a weather forecast based on current weather conditions

OCT: Above average temperatures, no snow predicted.
NOV: Chance of cold rain or snow showers beginning and end of the month, no major snow events
DEC: No major snow events: but multiple days of rain/snow followed by very cold conditions
JAN: Above average temperatures, no major snow events.
FEB: (1-3) Heavy rain or snow followed by very cold weather, (16-18th) another storm with snow possible, (21-22) another chance of snow
MARCH: snow showers early in the month, (17th) heavy rain

Overall: Winter should be cooler and drier than normal. Best chance of snow is in December and February. 

Graduation: JUNE: (22-30) Sunny & Hot with T-storms then cooler temperatures

Mw 

Monday, September 2, 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013

(Update) Coming this winter: "Comet Of the Century" ?

Updated:  As of September 15, 2013: Comet ISON does not expect to be a "Spectacular Comet"
 

Monday, April 1, 2013

PUT A FORK IN IT, Winter is done !

With temperatures expected to rise into the low 60s by early next week.  It is safe ( 95%) to say the chances of a "snow day"are near zero.  There is still a small chance of a delay due to icy conditions in the mornings.  NOTE: May 9, 1977 ( I was in college and disco was on the radio) we got 10" of snow at High Point.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Wintery Mix: Monday afternoon into Tuesday

(Monday @ 9pm):   Snow tonight, 4-6"  before changing to sleet / freezing rain by morning and then possibly to just a cold rain before ending on Tuesday.  Conditions will be worse in areas above 800' and the more north you go.   Chance of Delay on Tuesday 70%, No Schools on Tuesday =40%.  Next Update if forecast changes. Mw   

Sunday, March 10, 2013

In the sky this week: Comet panSTARRS + SPACE STATION

LINK TO: http://www.universetoday.com/100589/a-guide-to-help-you-see-comet-panstarrs-at-its-brightest/  

LINK TO: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/ 

ISS PASS LINK: http://www.heavens-above.com/ 

Use link ^above^ to find the Space Station ( ISS) in the morning sky !
UPDATE 3/15 at 8am:  A Rain/Snow mix is forecasted for during the day Monday into Tuesday.    (next update by Sunday...TGIF Mw ) 

Thursday, March 7, 2013


                                            Yikes....Well tonight I hope I can do better.  

(Thursday @8pm):  Snow SHOULD begin by 6pm. 2-4"**  expected, mostly on grassy areas. **Temperatures need to fall below 30F for greater amounts, this may occur above 800' (top of Glen Rd and West Mnt. Rd) in elevation.  FRIDAY DELAY = 60%   NO SCHOOL =33%  Snow should end during the day on Friday.  NEXT UPDATE  if forecast changes  Mw

Sunday, February 10, 2013

"Snow Day" Forecast:

( UPDATED: Wed. @ 6pm):  Snow beginning tonight continuing (changing to sleet/rain at times) into into FRIDAY morning.  Total  by Friday of 2-4"  greatest on grassy areas, less on roads ;  DELAY ON THURSDAY 60  40 %, NO SCHOOL ON THURS. =33  < 20%, FRI. DELAY = 40%.  NEXT UPDATE: by noon on Thursday OR if forecast changes.     FRIDAY 2/15: Meteor hits Russian city over  250  500  1000 hurt (link: CNN: Video)    link: More Video clips from slate.com      ALMANAC: Sunrise times: Jan 7th 7:20,  Feb. 15th 6:49   March 9th 6:17  * Daylight Saving Time begins  March 10th.   3/11 @7:17,   4/1 @6:38,   6/14 (earliest sunrise) @5:22am

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

"Snow Day" Forecast

Friday @8pm :  (link) Weather Service issues a WINTER STORM WARNING for 10-14"  8-12". of snow, forecasts for  snow beginning Friday morning, heaviest snow later in the afternoon and at night, snow ending by mid morning on Saturday.  A 99% chance of at minimum an Early Dismissal and a 66% chance of NO SCHOOL on Friday.   Next chance of precipitation is Monday, could start in the morning as a period of Freezing Rain.     Update:  By Sunday morning.   Teachers Friday: BB   Latest Passes of the SPACE STATION over NJ

Monday, December 10, 2012

THE WORLD WILL END ON 12/21/2012 ..........not

Since the mid 1950s (when I was born) we have survived over 60 predictions of the end of the world. Odds are you will need to do your homework in 2013. (list of apocalyptic events) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_predicted_dates_of_the_end_of_the_world_or_similar_events

Friday, November 30, 2012

Sunday, April 1, 2012

My Video Tribute to My Hometown; Garwood, NJ

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                                             My Video Tribute to Garwood, New Jersey.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

30 Years as a Teacher: Thanks for the Memories !

(1986) My second year at Sparta HS
(2011) My Last Day, My Last Class

October 2007  Mrs Wilson and me
 (1998) Teacher Friends at My Wedding:
(b) Mr Karlberg, me, Mr Smith,  Mr Domareki
(f) Mr. Flanagan, Mr Peat and Mr. Yorkston

(2010) on Broadway with Mr Jarrell, Ms Wille, Mr Hardy, me, Lisa, Mrs Brokaw and Ms Wisniewski




Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Aurora possible 9/8-9

There was a large solar explosion on the Sun this week, this could result in some satellite disruption and a possible Aurora ("North Lights") over NJ this Wednesday and Thursday nights. 
Link to story of the solar flare   
http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/ (space weather now link)