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Significant storms or interesting weather events that have affected eastern New York and western New England

 

NWS Service Assessments

The Northeast Snowfall Impact Scale (NESIS)

 

2014:

February 13-14: Winter Storm

February 5-6: Winter Storm

January 1-3: Winter Storm

 

2013:

December 14-15: Winter Storm

October 7: Severe Weather

September 11-12: Severe Weather & Flash Flooding

September 11: Heat & Humidity

August 9: Flash Flooding - Dutchess, Ulster & Litchfield counties

July 14-20: Heat Wave

July 19: Severe Weather

July 8: Flash Flooding - Albany County

July 7: Severe Weather & Flash Flooding

July 2: Flash Flooding - Saratoga & Windham counties

July 1: Flash Flooding - Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Herkimer & Montgomery counties

June 30: Severe Weather & Flash Flooding

June 28: Flash Flooding - Herkimer & Montgomery counties

June 24: Severe Weather & Flash Flooding

June 23: Flash Flooding - Herkimer County

June 17: Severe Weather

June 14: Flash Flooding - Schoharie County

June 2: Severe Weather

May 29: Severe Weather, Tornadoes & Flash Flooding

May 22: Severe Weather & Flash Flooding

May 21: Severe Weather

March 18-19: Winter Storm

March 7-8: Winter Storm

February 27: Winter Storm

February 8-9: Northeast Blizzard

 

2012:

December 29-30: Winter Storm

December 26-27: Heavy Snowfall & Mixed Precipitation

December 25: Light Snowfall

November 7: Nor'Easter
SANDY: October 29
September 18: Damaging Winds & Torrential Rains
September 8: Severe Weather
June 20: Heat & Humidity
May 29: Severe Weather
May 16: Severe Weather
February 29-March 1: Snowstorm
January 13: Upslope Snow
January 12: Mixed Precipitation

 

2011:

Early Season Nor'easter: October 29-30
First Snowfall: 2011-12 Season : October 27-28
September 22: EF0 Tornado - Montgomery County
Remnants Tropical Storm Lee: Flooding - September 5-8
September 4: EF1 Tornado - Montgomery & Schenectady Counties
Tropical Storm Irene: August 28 (A Look Back)
August 21: Severe Weather
August 19: Severe Weather
August 14-16: Widespread Heavy Rainfall
July 26: Severe Weather & Microburst Colonie, NY
July 20-23: Heat Wave
June 9: Severe - Tornado & Microburst Litchfield County
June 8: Severe Weather
June 1: Severe Weather - Large/Historical Hail
May 28: Flash Flooding & Severe Weather - Warren County
May 27 Severe Weather
May 26: Severe Weather
April 25-30: Severe Weather / Tornado and Flooding
March 11-13: Flooding & Ice Jams
Ice Jam - North Creek NY: Record Flooding
March 6-7: Winter Storm, Flooding & Ice Jams
February 25: Winter Storm
February 19: High Winds
February 5-6: Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain
February 1-2: Winter Storm
January 26-27: Nor'easter
January 24: Arctic Blast
January 21: Snowstorm
January 18: Winter Storm
January 12: Nor'easter
January 7-8:Snowstorm

 

2010:

December 26-27: Nor'easter
December 1: Strong Wind & Flooding
November 17: Tornado & Downburst Columbia County
September 30-October 1: Very Heavy Rainfall & Flooding
August 16: Severe Weather
August 3: EF1 Tornado Montgomery County
July 21: Severe Weather & EF1 Tornado Litchfield County
July 17: Severe Weather
July - Heat Wave: July 4-9
June 28: EF0 Tornado Herkimer County
June 27: Severe Thunderstorm
June 24: Severe Weather
June 6: Severe Weather
June 5: Severe Weather
May 26-27: Severe Weather
May 4: Severe Weather
March 2010: Precipitation
March 28-31: Heavy Rains
March 13-14: Heavy Rain, Snow, Sleet, Ice and Wind
February 25-27: Heavy Wet Snow & Heavy Rains
February 23-24: Heavy Wet Snow
February 10: another heavy snow just to our south
January 25-26: Widespread Flooding
January 17-18: Snowstorm
January 1-3: Snowstorm

 

2009:

December 28-29: Snow & Strong Winds
December 25-26: Mixed Precipitation
East Coast Blizzard
December 10-12: Lake Effect Event
December 9: Snowstorm
December 5: Snow
August 21: Severe Weather
July 31: Flash Flooding
July 29: Severe Weather & Flash Flooding
July 27: Severe Weather
July 26: Severe Weather
July 17: Severe Weather
July 16: Severe Weather
July 7: Severe Weather
July 1 : Severe Weather & Flash Flooding
June 30 : Severe Weather
June 26 : Severe Weather
June 15 : Severe Weather
May 9 : Severe Weather
March 2: Snowstorm
February 22-23: Snowstorm
February 18-19: Snowstorm
January 28: Snow, Sleet & Ice Storm
January 10-11: Snowstorm
January 6-8: Snow & Ice Storm

 

2008:

December 31 - Snowstorm
December 21 - Snowstorm
December 19 - Snowstorm
December 16-17 – Snow
December 11-12 - Ice, Snow and Flooding
October 28-29 - Elevation Snowstorm
September 6 - Tropical Storm Hanna
August 7 - Severe Weather
July 27 - Severe Weather
July 26 - Severe Weather
July 20 - Severe Weather
July 19 - Severe Weather
June 23 - Severe Weather
June 22 - Severe Weather
June 16 - Severe Weather
June 10 - Severe Weather
June 8 - Severe Weather
May 31 - Severe Weather
April 28-29 - Widespread Rainfall
March 8-9 - Winter Storm: Heavy Rains, Ice, Severe Thunderstorms & Strong Wind
March 4-5 - Winter Storm: Rain & Ice
February 29-March 1 - Snowstorm
February 26-27 - Snowstorm
February 22 - Snowstorm
February 12-13 - Winter Storm: Rain, Snow & Ice
February 6-7 - Winter Storm: Rain, Snow & Ice
January 9 - Wind Event
January 1 - Snowstorm

 

2007:

December 30-31 – Snowstorm
December 16 - Snowstorm
December 13 - Snow
December 10 - Snow & Ice
December 3 - Snow & Ice
October 26-27 – Rainfall
April 15-16 - Heavy Rains & Significant Snows
April 11-12 - Elevation Snowstorm
April 4- 5 - Elevation Snowstorm
March 16-17 - Snowstorm
March 2 - Mixed Precipitation
Valentine's Day – Snowstorm
January 14-15 - Ice Storm

 

2006:

December 1 - Strong Winds / Severe Weather / Heavy Rains
November 16 - Heavy Rains
November 8 - Heavy Rains
October 28-29 - Heavy Rains / Damaging Winds / Lake Effect Snow
July 22 - Flash Flooding
June: Precipitation & Departure from Normal
End of June - Significant Flooding/Rainfall
April 22-24 - Significant Rainfall
March 2 – Snowstorm
February 25 – Snowstorm
February 17 - High Wind Event
February 12 – Snowstorm
January 23 - Snowstorm

 

2005:

December 15-16 - Mixed Precipitation
December 9 – Snowstorm
October 7-9 – Flooding
June 13- Flash Flooding Warren County
June 6 - Severe Storms
April 2-4 – Flooding
March 24 – Snowfall
March 12 – Snowfall
March 8 – Snowfall
March 1-2 - Snowstorm & Image
February 9-10 – Snowstorm
January 26 – Snowstorm
January 22-23 - Snowstorm
January 11-12 – Snowstorm
January 8 – Snowstorm
January 5-6 - Snowstorm

 

2004:

September 28 - Rainfall associated with the remnants of Jeanne
September 17-18 - Rainfall associated with the remnants of Ivan
August 20 - F0 Tornado Pittsfield MA
May 24 - Severe Storms & Flash Flooding

 

2003:

December 14-15 – Snowstorm
December 6-7 – Snowstorm
July 21, 2003 – Tornadoes
President's Day - Snowstorm
Storm Summary for double-barreled  Nor'easters of December 25-26, 2002 and January 3-4, 2003

 

2002:

Storm Summary for double-barreled Nor'easters of December 25-26, 2002 and January 3-4, 2003

December 11-12 – Snowstorm
November 16-18 - Snow and Ice Storm
June 16 - Severe Storms
June 5 - Severe Storms
May 31 - Severe Storms
May 18 – Snowfall
January 6-7 - Snowstorm

 

2001:

July 1 - Severe Storms

 

2000:

July 14-17 - Precipitation Totals

 

1999:

September 16-17 - Tropical Storm Floyd
August 13 - Severe Weather

 

1998:

Labor Day 1998 Derecho
May 31 - Tornado Outbreak
North Country Ice Storm - January 1998
 

1997:

March 31-April 1 - Snowstorm

 

1996:

June 12-13 - Grafton, VT Floods

 

1995:

July 15 - Super Derecho - 10th Anniversary Public Information Statement

More derecho info from the Storm Prediction Center


May 29 - Memorial Day
- Tornado

 

1993:

March 1993 - Blizzard

 

1987:

October 4 - early season snowstorm

 

Top Storms of the past 100 Plus Years

Major Floods
Major Winter Storms of the late 19th & 20th Centuries