Have you noticed the weather getting cooler and more fall-like lately? Â Well, there’s a good reason for that… FALL IS HERE!
It officially started yesterday (Friday) at 5:05 AM. Â Today was the first full day of fall.
We’ll start seeing the leaves change soon!
Temperatures this afternoon soared into the 80s and 90s, plus the humidity is very high for September. Take a look at the late afternoon heat index temps:
Autumn will make itself known next week, however, with several days in the 60s and some rain. Right now, flooding doesn’t look to be a concern….but [...]
This is me… I'm standing over the ocean in Ogunquit, Maine.
So, the trip is over and I’m getting back to my normal routine now.Â It was a blast!Â I want to thank all of the people who went along with us on this trip to see New England, NYC, Boston, Niagara Falls, [...]
Here’s the latest fall foliage color update from ‘The Foliage Network.’Â As you can see, a lot of our area is in the moderate color range as of Saturday.
Foliage Report (As of October 10, 2009)
By the way, the map comes to us from â€˜The Foliage Network.â€™Â They have a lot of [...]
Here’s a look at the most recent foliage map from The Foliage Network.Â This report is from October 3rd, 2009.
Fall Foliage Report – October 3, 2009
By the way, the map comes to us from â€˜The Foliage Network.â€™Â They have a lot of great information on their website, so [...]
Even though we didn’t like the timing, the rain this weekend was just what we needed. Amounts from Saturday morning through this afternoon ranged from 1.5 to 3.0 inches! The highest totals were in Indiana County.
The rain will be much lighter over the next few days, but the big story will be the [...]
This is the second part of my fall foliage post and this time, I’m talking about the different colors you might find on (and off) of the trees.
Different colors actually come from different kinds of trees.Â Have a look at the graphic below for a list of trees and the different colors they produce.
This is part 1 of a two-part blog post dealing with fall foliage.Â In this post, we’ll focus on what causes the color change.Â In the next one, we’ll see what colors you can expect to see from different types of trees.
Click into this post to see why leaves change color…
Here’s an interesting photo from Johnstown earlier in the season:
Bill Neff City Fog
What’s going on is an inversion. That’s when temperatures are warmer with increasing height, forcing the cool air underneath it to stay in place until enough mixing (sunshine) can occur. The air underneath that warm layer cools [...]
Here’s Meteorologist Tim Tender with a look atÂ the reasons behind why leaves change color…Â
We got some more pictures in to the Severe Weather Center, so I figured I’d share them with you.Â Remember, if you want to share your fall foliage pictures with us, just send us an e-mail to email@example.com.Â We’ll do our best to show them on the blog and at wjactv.com.Â We’ll also try to get a few on the air on WJAC-TV News.Â To see the gallery of pictures, click into the post!
The Foliage Network updated their fall foliage map for northeastern U.S. today.Â I’ve attached that below.Â You’ll notice that we’re starting to see moderate color in the region and just to our north, we’re getting into the high color range.Â It won’t be long now.Â Click in for the map…
In the last post, I put up some pictures of the foliage across the region.Â Now, I’ll update you on the status of the foliage across the Alleghenies.Â We’re not quite to peak colors yet.Â As a matter of fact, we’re in the low to moderate color range.Â TakeÂ a look at the maps below to get an idea of where the peak colors are…
Fall is here and folks across the Alleghenies are starting to send in pictures of fall foliage.Â Click into the post to take a look at just a few of the pictures we’ve received.
It’s that time of year…
The leaves are starting to change.
We’ve just turned the calendar page to October.
The temperatures are getting colder.
That means it’s fall festival time across the Alleghenies and West-Central Pennsylvania.Â Click in for the details on this weekend’s fall festivals across the region.
I hate to say it, but the weather is changing.Â Fall (or Autumn) officially begins tomorrow.Â On tonight’s 6 PM newscast, I posed the following weather trivia question…
Click on the continue reading link for the answer!
It’s becoming more and more apparant that Fall is on the way.Â We’re losing daylight quick, fast, and in a hurry.Â The sunrise and sunset times for August, September,Â October, and NovemberÂ are below…
Sunrise:Â 6:13 AM
Sunset:Â 8:30 PM
Sunrise:Â 6:42 AM
Sunset:Â 7:48 PM
Sunrise:Â 7:12 AM
Sunset:Â 6:58 PM
Sunrise:Â 7:45 AM
Sunset:Â 6:13 PM
Continue reading to see just how much time we’ll lose over those months…
Check this out! I just found a way to show a Flickr slideshow through Blogger. These are just some of the fall foliage pictures that we’ve gotten so far. You can see more by visiting the Channel 6 News at 5 PM Fall Slideshow. The link is in the sidebar on the right side [...]
Welcome October! If the weather continues like it has been, there won’t be much in our complaint box this month! A large ridge of high pressure will keep us warm and mainly dry for the week, although there will be a few more clouds around for the midweek. This current warm stretch reaches its [...]
Well, it is that time of year already. Our annual color show has begun across parts of the Alleghenies, as we are experiencing ‘spotty’ color change. As the weeks continue sliding by and we get deeper and deeper into the fall season, we can expect much more color to start showing on the trees [...]