City | 2:04 pm | September 8, 2012 | By Grant Bronsdon

Tornado watch in effect for New Haven

Yikes.

If you are planning on leaving your room today, you may want to think twice: the National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for New Haven County (that’s us), along with much of Connecticut and parts of New York and New Jersey. According to this map from the National Weather Service, there’s a 5 »

City | 1:12 pm | January 22, 2012 | By Danny Serna

Takeaways from the Great Snowprise of 2K12

Snowy and Romantic, with a capital R.

The National Weather Service predicted yesterday morning that three to five inches of snow would fall in New Haven, tapering off in the early afternoon. We blogged accordingly — stay inside, watch a movie, whatever 2K12, this is just standard winter. Turns out the storm was a lot more serious than the NWS first thought. »

City | 10:25 am | January 21, 2012 | By Danny Serna

Wake up, it’s snowing!

Snow blankets Mamoun's Saturday morning, bringing joy to Howe Street.

The weatherman wasn’t lying this time — Snow Bulldogs across campus are waking up to several inches of freshies on the ground. Total accumulation will be between three and five inches, mainly before 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. State officials aren’t too concerned about “light, fluffy snow” that “should taper off by »

City | 10:04 pm | January 9, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Two Storm Panel makes 82 recommendations

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Connecticut’s Two Storm Panel filed its final report Monday, including 82 recommendations for the state to take in order to prepare for storms like August’s Hurricane Irene. The panel was originally formed by Gov. Dannel Malloy after Irene knocked out power to thousands of state residents and was expanded after October’s snowstorm that left even »

University | 8:12 pm | January 9, 2012 | By Sharon Yin

Flowers are blooming in the Branford courtyard

Yellow forsythia flowers are blooming in Branford.

Last January, Elis were prepping for 18 to 25 inches of snow to blanket campus. This year, yellow flowers are blooming in Branford. English Prof. Leslie Brisman noticed the flowers, which he identified as forsythia, outside the window of his Saybrook College office, he said in an email to the News last week. “Is this »