Saturday February 09, 2013 | 06:41 PM
Posted by David Epstein

I thought it would be fun to just do a short entry of the snow totals around the state and much of New England today.  From Gorham to Boston to Hartford, CT, this was a storm that many of us will never forget.  The good news is that most of us kept our power and the snow was not heavy so cleaning it up won't take too long.  Just imagine if this had been heavy wet snow!  I would love to hear from you on what you thought of the storm and any other questions about weather.  You can find me on Twitter at Growing Wisdom.  Just click here.  You might find this interesting.  This wasn't an official blizzard for everyone in New England, although it was here in Maine.  A blizzard is defined as 3 hours or more of 35 mile per hour wind combined with one-quarter mile visibility (or less) and it must last for 3 consecutive hours.  That never occured in this storm in most of Massachusetts.   That's just another fun fact from the big snow or blizzard of 2013. 

About this Blog

Subscribe to
The Maine Forecast RSS

About the Author

David Epstein has been a meteorologist for more than 25 years. He spent 16 years in Boston and currently freelances at WGME13 in Portland.

In 2006, David founded GrowingWisdom.com, a business producing educational and marketing videos for the green industry. He currently is a professor at Framingham State College, teaches Jan Plan at Colby College and owns Bloomscapes Inc., a landscape design business.

David authored "Gardens Of New England" and his work has been published in Grolier's Science Annual for 10 years. He lives in South Natick, Mass., and has a summer home in Harpswell.

Subscribe to
The Maine Forecast RSS

Previous entries

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

More

October 2013

September 2013

August 2013

July 2013

June 2013

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

February 2013

January 2013

December 2012

Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)
Prefer to respond privately? Email us here.