Monday, October 20, 2014


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 !!

Monday, October 13, 2014

This week's Sports Day Weather: Oct 13-18th

Tuesday 7am:  A wet start of the week.  Chance of showers/rain Mon-Thursday, with the best chance of rain Wednesday afternoon into Thursday.  Above average temps (low 70s) through mid week, then cooler but dry Friday-Saturday.  CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES  Mw.



Monday, October 6, 2014

Sports Day Weather for this week: 10/6-11

UPDATED: Saturday 6am: Afternoon weather: Monday, Dry mid60s, Tuesday, Chance of an afternoon shower, rain at night. Wed. Dry, breezy 70.  Thursday: Dry Mid 60s, Friday chance of rain in the afternoon into  Saturday Rain till early afternoon, then cloudy and cool.    CHECK BACK FOR DAILY UPDATES 



Monday, September 29, 2014


Wed @8am:  Chance of some light rain Wednesday. Thursday and Friday look dry.  Saturday rain till afternoon.  Afternoon temperature should be in the mid to upper 60s all week.  Check back for updates all week. UPDATE: FRI 7am: A STEADY RAIN SATURDAY tapering off to showers by afternoon.

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Monday, September 22, 2014


(update) Tuesday 8pm:   LOOKING LIKE ANOTHER GOOD WEATHER WEEK FOR HS SPORTS IN NW NEW JERSEY ! Mostly Sunny with afternoon temperatures in the upper 60s  ** There is now a good chance of Rain on Thursday: Postponements are possible. ** 

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Monday, September 15, 2014


Wed @ 6am:  
Looking like a great week, weatherize
Only chance of rain is Tuesday morning but the afternoon should be dry. 
Rest of the week looks great with temps in the upper 60s.  
Saturday has a 20% near zero chance of rain.   
Check back for updates: 

*Next weeks forecast by Sunday night 

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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, May 19, 2014

NW NJ Sports weather forecast: May 19-24

Monday 10am:  Best days of the week Monday & Tuesday.  Mostly sunny highs in the upper 60s. Wed- Friday chance of showers/thunderstorms everyday   Check back for updates  Mw

Sunday, May 11, 2014

SportsDay forecast: May 12-17

Friday 6am HEAVY RAIN moving into the area from the west, once rain begins expect 1-2 inches not ending till early Saturday.....(check the radar links for real time info) ...Saturday: A bit cooler, highs upper 60s to 72,windy. Chance of FRIDAY POSTPONEMENT are HIGH ! 

Monday, May 5, 2014

sportsday forecast: May 5-10

Monday morning:  Monday: Sunny mid 60s  Tuesday: Best Day of the Week, Mostly sunny mid60s  Wedensday: Pt Cloudy 60s,  Thursday: chance of showers 60  Friday: Clody upper 50s  Saturday: Chance of showers   Check back for updates !    

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


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

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 


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


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




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      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)

Friday, November 30, 2012

Sunday, April 1, 2012

My Video Tribute to My Hometown; Garwood, NJ


                                             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 (space weather now link)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Space Duet, Friday Night on the Boardwalk and new poll question

A space duet on the flute with astronaut Cady Coleman on the space station and Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson.  They played together in celebration of "Yuri's Night", in honor of the first human space flight on April 12, 1961 of Yuri Gagarin.

This Friday (weather permitting) there will be an night observation session on the Lake Mohawk Boardwalk of Saturn and it's rings and also our Moon.  Time: 7:45-8:45.  Check this blog for updates on Friday.

New poll question:  Should Mr Worobetz shave off his beard before the end of the school year?

Periodic Table Activity: activity ES0501 classzone

Monday, February 14, 2011

Weather on Earth and in Space: Feb 14-18

There was a rather large explosion on the Sun this weekend (Coronal Mass Ejection, CME) this could result in a aurora (northern nights) in the night sky.  The chances are small 20%,  but it is well worth the look over the next 2-3 nights. The news article
Daily Space Weather Reports:

The weeks weather should give us ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE (45-50F) with little to no chance of snow.(see links to the right for daily weather in Sparta)

Geophysics: FIRST TEST of the 3rd marking period last day of the cycle starting on Wednesday.

Astronomy:  Astronomical Distance Activity