Eric Fisher

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Tropical Storm Erika: U.S. Impact Or Out To Sea?

Tropical Storm Erika is moving through the northern Caribbean. Will it bring a direct hit to the U.S. – or end up a close call?

08/26/2015

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Summer’s Not Going Anywhere

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook The final weekend of August is just around the corner. Vacations will come to an end and many students will catch the bus to school Monday morning. Cider […]

08/26/2015

2015 Ask Eric(1)

Ask Eric: It’s Raining Out, So Why Doesn’t Radar Show It?

It’s raining at my house, but every time I check the radar nothing shows up. What gives?

08/24/2015

2015 Hurricane Names

Tropics Alive As Peak Of Hurricane Season Approaches

The tropics are heating up with several names storms on either side of the U.S. But will any of these bring a significant impact to land?

08/21/2015

Understory Weather uses technology to track hail. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Startup Company Uses Sensors To Track Hail

The company uses sensors to measure temperature, winds, pressure and more when hail is in the area.

08/21/2015

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Ask Eric: Has It Been A Quiet Hurricane Season?

We haven’t been talking about the tropics a lot so far this year. But is it unusual to be quiet through mid-August? We take a closer look.

08/18/2015

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Blue Moon Coming Thursday Night

What is a Blue Moon and is it as rare as the saying indicates?

07/30/2015

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Week Of True Summer Weather

We’ve seen a couple hot days here and there, but this week delivers the most consistent stretch of heat and humidity we’ve seen so far this year. Throw in a few bouts of thunderstorms, and you’ve got a classic midsummer week of weather.

07/28/2015

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Hottest Time Of The Year? In Theory Anyway

It’s the warmest time of the year when we should be roasting in heat and humidity. But the next few days certainly won’t feature any of that. Will the 90s be able to make a comeback anytime soon?

07/23/2015

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20 Years Ago – Intense Derecho Strikes

We don’t get them often, but summer can bring a phenomenon called a ‘derecho’ to the region. 20 years ago, one of the strongest in recent memory plowed through New York State and southern New England. Here’s a look back on the event and how these wind storms can form.

07/15/2015

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