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snow http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1025/all en Jessie Raymond: Photos show a different side of winter http://addisonindependent.com/201502jessie-raymond-photos-show-different-side-winter <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Jessie Raymond </div> </div> </div> <p> This hasn&rsquo;t been the easiest of winters. Perhaps you&rsquo;ve noticed.</p> <p> Most years we at least get a January thaw, a few gentle days that bolster our spirits enough to get us through the miserable days still to come. This year, we&rsquo;ve had approximately one day above freezing since Labor Day, and enough days below zero that I keep thinking my thermometer is broken. (If only.)</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28777">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502jessie-raymond-photos-show-different-side-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion snow weather winter Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:29:16 +0000 Jessie Raymond 28777 at http://addisonindependent.com Opinion: Ruminating on driving, snowfall http://addisonindependent.com/201502opinion-ruminating-driving-snowfall <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Mary Burchard </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> Just thinking &mdash; if Vermonters are so helpful and caring of their neighbors why do so many still drive too fast for conditions and/or tailgate?</p> <p align="left"> And wouldn&rsquo;t it be great if all the snow that people can&rsquo;t find room for here in the Northeast could be loaded into waterproof vehicles and trucked to the areas of the Southwest that are suffering record drought?</p> <p align="right"> <strong>Mary Burchard</strong></p> <p align="right"> <strong>Salisbury</strong></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28775">full story</a></h4> Opinion snow winter Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:37:12 +0000 Zach Despart 28775 at http://addisonindependent.com Dickerson: Offering praise for the white stuff http://addisonindependent.com/201502dickerson-offering-praise-white-stuff <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Matt Dickerson </div> </div> </div> <p> I hesitate to use superlatives in writing, especially when describing any sort of sporting activity or weather phenomena. We live in an age of hyper-sensationalism when blizzards are given names and every other snowstorm is hyped up to be the storm of the decade (or century), when any athlete who makes a decent play is called a &ldquo;hero,&rdquo; and when a football that loses a bit of air pressure due to a drop in temperature gets national media attention for a week and prompts calls for public executions.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28625">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502dickerson-offering-praise-white-stuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Column snow winter Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:02:12 +0000 Matt Dickerson 28625 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury to clear snow from village streets http://addisonindependent.com/201412middlebury-clear-snow-village-streets <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent Staff </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash;The Middlebury Public Works Department will be clearing snow from downtown streets this evening, Tuesday, December 16, and Wednesday, December 17th, beginning at approximately 9:00 p.m. on both nights.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27467">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412middlebury-clear-snow-village-streets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middlebury plow snow storm Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:06:22 +0000 John Flowers 27467 at http://addisonindependent.com Second major storm of season wallops Addison County http://addisonindependent.com/201412second-major-storm-season-wallops-addison-county <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27431" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201412second-major-storm-season-wallops-addison-county"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/SnowPlay4864.thumbnail.jpg" alt="SnowPlay4864.jpg" title="SnowPlay4864.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TWINS CHEYENNE, LEFT, and Nadia Burke of Middlebury play in the snow during last Thursday&#039;s snow day. It was the second day in a row that area schools closed due to heavy snowfall. Independent photos/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Evan Johnson and Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; After a pre-Thanksgiving storm brought heavy snowfall on the busiest travel day of the year, Addison County was again smacked by a two-day storm. This past Tuesday and Wednesday saw more than a foot of freezing rain and heavy snow fall on Vermont, knocking out power for thousands, impeding travel and prompting cancelation of schools for two or three days.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27414">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412second-major-storm-season-wallops-addison-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County accidents Featured lots of snow outages Power shelter snow tons of snow Vermont State Police Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:02:41 +0000 Zach Despart 27414 at http://addisonindependent.com Early snow delivers a white Thanksgiving http://addisonindependent.com/201411addison-county-hardest-hit-thanksgiving-eve-snowstorm <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27182" style="width: 77px;"><a href="/201411addison-county-hardest-hit-thanksgiving-eve-snowstorm"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Snow.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Snow.jpg" title="Snow.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="77" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ON THANKSGIVING MORNING, a Middlebury youth makes the most of the unusually heavy snowfall the day before by laying the first sledding trail of the season. Addison County received the largest snowfall totals in Vermont for the storm. Independent photo/John McCright </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Addison County&rsquo;s 23 towns bore the brunt of a Thanksgiving Eve snowstorm that blanketed Vermont and much of the Northeast on the busiest travel day of the year.</p> <p> Forecasters from the National Weather Service office in South Burlington said Addison County got more snow than any other county in Vermont, ranging from 8 inches in Vergennes to 16.5 inches in Orwell.</p> <p> &ldquo;That was the jackpot area,&rdquo; said NWS meteorologist Andrew Loconto. &ldquo;There was a pretty good snowband which dropped some good amounts across the county.&rdquo;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27166">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201411addison-county-hardest-hit-thanksgiving-eve-snowstorm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured National Weather Service snow Snowstorm thanksgiving Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:16:11 +0000 Zach Despart 27166 at http://addisonindependent.com ACTR warns of bus delays, cancellations during storm http://addisonindependent.com/201302actr-warns-bus-delays-cancellations-during-storm <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent Staff </div> </div> </div> <p><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15367">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201302actr-warns-bus-delays-cancellations-during-storm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County bus Nemo public transportation snow storm Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:39:57 +0000 Addison Independent 15367 at http://addisonindependent.com Weather Watch: Looking Back on a Soggy Year http://addisonindependent.com/201201weather-watch-looking-back-soggy-year <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-10374" style="width: 75px;"><a href="/201201weather-watch-looking-back-soggy-year"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/IMG_3451_0.thumbnail.JPG" alt="IMG_3451.JPG" title="IMG_3451.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="75" height="100" /></a></div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/10373/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/10373">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201201weather-watch-looking-back-soggy-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog rain snow Wed, 04 Jan 2012 18:59:12 +0000 Charlie Hohn 10373 at http://addisonindependent.com Weather Watch: Downsloping and a Temporary Bristol Desert http://addisonindependent.com/201112weather-watch-downsloping-and-temporary-bristol-desert <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-10096" style="width: 134px;"><a href="/201112weather-watch-downsloping-and-temporary-bristol-desert"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/thanksgivingsnow11.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Snow Totals, November 23, 2011 Storm" title="Snow Totals, November 23, 2011 Storm" class="image image-thumbnail " width="134" height="100" /></a></div> <p>On the day before Thanksgiving, I awoke to see about what I expected to see outside - a couple of inches of wet snow.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/10097/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/10097">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201112weather-watch-downsloping-and-temporary-bristol-desert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog brandon bristol east middlebury Middlebury orwell snow storm Vermont weather winter Thu, 01 Dec 2011 16:52:21 +0000 Charlie Hohn 10097 at http://addisonindependent.com Weather Watch: Stormy Outlook for Holiday Travel? http://addisonindependent.com/201111weather-watch-stormy-outlook-holiday-travel <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9990" style="width: 75px;"><a href="/201111weather-watch-stormy-outlook-holiday-travel"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/IMG_0911.thumbnail.JPG" alt="IMG_0911.JPG" title="IMG_0911.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="75" height="100" /></a></div> <p> <em>Above:&nbsp; a cold December morning in Middlebury.&nbsp; Are we in for a similar scene this Thanksgiving weekend?&nbsp;</em></p> <p> Weather is on the minds of many Vermont residents this week. Thanksgiving weekend involves travel for many people, and is also around the time that more wintry weather starts building into the region. This year will be no exception &ndash; a storm is forecast to move into the area on Wednesday, and it&#39;s hard to say if the storm will bring a drenching, frigid rain or the year&#39;s first significant snowfall.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/9991/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/9991">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111weather-watch-stormy-outlook-holiday-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog holiday rain snow storm thanksgiving travel Mon, 21 Nov 2011 22:56:45 +0000 Charlie Hohn 9991 at http://addisonindependent.com Weather Watch: Glancing blow brings first snow http://addisonindependent.com/201111weather-watch-glancing-blow-brings-first-snow <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9755" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201111weather-watch-glancing-blow-brings-first-snow"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/201111first-snow-year-middlebury-river.thumbnail.jpeg" alt="201111first-snow-year-middlebury-river.jpeg" title="201111first-snow-year-middlebury-river.jpeg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <p> Last weekend,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=1978" style="color: rgb(7, 77, 143); " target="_blank">a&nbsp;devastating&nbsp;and record-breaking blizzard</a>&nbsp;slammed much of southern New England with incredible amounts of October snow. &nbsp;Yet the weather in Addison County was significantly less wild - instead of feet of snow, our first snow of the winter consisted of a dusting to a couple of inches on Saturday night.</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/9754/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/9754">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111weather-watch-glancing-blow-brings-first-snow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog nor'easter snow Wed, 02 Nov 2011 13:22:04 +0000 Charlie Hohn 9754 at http://addisonindependent.com Weather Watch: October Snow, or No? http://addisonindependent.com/201110weather-watch-october-snow-or-no <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9687" style="width: 134px;"><a href="/201110weather-watch-october-snow-or-no"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/IMG_0634.thumbnail.JPG" alt="IMG_0634.JPG" title="IMG_0634.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="134" height="100" /></a></div> <p> Earlier this fall, my friends got together and placed friendly bets on when the first measurable snow would fall in East Middlebury. &nbsp;My bet was for October 28th, so I was excited earlier this week to read forecasts of accumulating snow on Thursday night. &nbsp;Then, yesterday morning, the snow was all but removed from the forecast! &nbsp;</p> <p> So, what gives? &nbsp;Why do the forecasts seem to change so much? &nbsp;Are the meteorologists just guessing? &nbsp;Is there a forecaster bias towards dramatic (or comfortable) weather? &nbsp;Or, is there something else going on?</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/9684/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/9684">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110weather-watch-october-snow-or-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog climate fall snow weather models Thu, 27 Oct 2011 14:47:58 +0000 Charlie Hohn 9684 at http://addisonindependent.com Weather Watch: What will the Winter Bring? http://addisonindependent.com/201110weather-watch-what-will-winter-bring <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-9644" style="width: 92px;"><a href="/201110weather-watch-what-will-winter-bring"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/IMG_4455.thumbnail.JPG" alt="woolly bear" title="woolly bear" class="image image-thumbnail " width="92" height="100" /></a></div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <div class="im"> <p> &nbsp;</p> <div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(244, 244, 244); "> <div class="im"> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2">View: <a href="/?q=node/9645/lightbox2" rel="lightframe">Quick Read</a> | <a href="/?q=node/9645">Full Article</a> </h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201110weather-watch-what-will-winter-bring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Staff Blog cold outlook snow winter Fri, 21 Oct 2011 22:29:09 +0000 Charlie Hohn 9645 at http://addisonindependent.com