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November 3, 2010

Climate Section: Local Climate Statistics: Added map of regional seasonal snowfall totals for the winter of 2008-2009.
The map for 2009 - 2010 is still in development.

January 30, 2009

Climate Section: Local Climate Statistics: Added map of regional seasonal snowfall totals for the winter of 2002-2003. Over time, more maps from past seasons will be added.

November 30, 2008

Climate Section: Local Climate Statistics: Added map of regional seasonal snowfall totals for the winter of 2007-2008.

May 11, 2008

Climate Section: Local Climate Statistics: Added map of regional seasonal snowfall totals for the winter of 2006-2007.

May 8, 2008

Environment Section: Hiking: Feature on Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown.

November 4, 2007

Weather Images: Added description and local photos from the coastal storm that evolved from Hurricane Noel and affected Long Island on November 3, 2007.

October 11, 2006

Climate Section: Local Climate Statistics: Added map of regional seasonal snowfall totals for the winter of 2005-2006.

Weather Section: Image Archives: Added images from Riverdale, NY (Bronx) to the Blizzard of February 11 - 12, 1983 collection.

December 9, 2005

Weather Section: Image Archives: Collection from the Blizzard of 1996.

December 2, 2005

Weather Section: Image Archives: Discussion and photo collection from the near-blizzard of January 19 - 20, 1978.

November 23, 2005

Weather Section: Image Archives: Photo collection from the Long Island Ice Storm of January 13 - 14, 1978.

October 21, 2005

Weather Section: Climate: Article, "Northeast Hurricanes and Tropical Storms". Article about the numerous encounters with tropical storms in the northeastern United States over the past century. Also added many separate pages with details on individual storms. So far information on storms from 1900 - 1940 are included but the section will be expanded to include tropical storms through the present time.

August 15, 2005

Environment Section: Gardens: Article, "Know Your Maples" with a variety of information useful to those planning to use large maples as shade trees on Long Island.

May 26, 2005

Weather Section: Image Archives: Photo Collection from the Megalopolis Blizzard of February 11 - 12, 1983.

April 22, 2005

Climate: Article recapping the Winter of 2004 - 2005.

April 7, 2005

Weather Image Archives: Replaced images from the Blizzard of 1982 with higher quality scans and added a brief description

Whats New: Added links on this page to some of the listed content.

March 28, 2005

Weather Images: Photo feature on the recent series of 5 consecutive snowstorms in late February and March on Long Island.

February 26, 2005

Weather: Article describing the factors influencing snowfall on Long Island.

February 2, 2005

Weather: Article and charts / images of the January 22-23, 2005 blizzard in the northeast. For the first time, includes a link to a brief video shot during the storm (high speed and low speed versions).

January, 19, 2005

Climate: Article about an Ocean Effect snowstorm on Long Island on January 19, 2005. Exhibits include a link to a long radar loop of this uncommon event.

December 16, 2004

Weather Section: Article containing a brief case study about a lake effect-like snowfall along the north shore of Long Island.

October 8, 2004

Environment Section: Article about Fall color on Long Island.

September 23, 2004

Environment Section: Seasons: Updated article about local insect pests and not-such-pests from last spring (better late than never). Includes solitary bees that dig holes and the more destructive Spring Cankerworm and European Pine Sawfly and images of them practicing their craft in Smithtown, NY.

September 22, 2004

Weather Section: Recap of Long Island's weather for the summer of 2004. Includes several images and charts.

August, 2004

Weather Section: Image Archives: Moved the Image Archives to a separate section and added collections of images of the blizzard of April 1982 and of February 1961 (photos taken at Syosset, NY).

July 30, 2004

Weather Section: Images: Photo page contrasting the view at locations around Smithtown between this month and last winter.

July 19, 2004

Environment Section: Hiking: Feature on Avalon Gardens in Stony Brook.

July 16, 2004

Home Page: Updated Home page and added feature about Cicadas on Long Island.

July 2, 2004

Weather Section: Images: Added Image Archives page and first "historical" collections (Blizzard of 1978 and Hurricane Gloria).

June 28, 2004

Home Page: Updated Home page.

June 5, 2004

Home Page: Home page now includes brief abstracts and links to recent features on NorthShoreWx.com and serves as a gateway to other sections on the site.(previously, the site opened directly to the weather section).

Environment Section: Added content to this section including section on winter damage to Long Island plants and photo feature about the current crop of pests plaguing our trees.

Weather Section: Climate Page: Added wrap-up of the 2003-4 winter season.

March 19, 2004

Weather Images: Photo collection from the last snowstorm of the winter of 2003-4 (spring started 3/20).

March 4, 2004

Climate Page: Feature on Northeast snowstorm of March 5 - 7, 2001.

February 23, 2004

Images Section: Photo collection of clouds on and near the summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire. Photos were taken on February 12 & 13, 2004.

February 19, 2004

Weather Images: Photo collection includes images of Sea Ice on Long Island Sound taken on February 1, 2004. There are also photos of Short Beach and the Nissequogue River.

February 4, 2004

Welcome! This is the initial launch of the North Shore Wx web site. We hope you will enjoy it. Much of the planned content isn't ready yet; it should evolve and trickle onto the site over time, so check back here for updates.

New content in the Weather section includes the following:

  • Photo collection from the snowstorm of January 27 and 28 (Images)
  • Temperature and Pressure conversion utilities (Utilities)
  • Blank Microsoft Excel templates for weather record keeping (Utilities)
  • Seasonal Snowfall records for Smithtown, NY (Climate)