Chipperdog.comJanuary 31st, 2015

Clipper Leads to Potentially Crippling Nor’Easter

January 25th, 2015

The Alberta clipper system will come through tonight into Monday morning as forecast. We can expect 1 to 3″ of powdery snow. Once this system reaches the coast its energy will transfer to the Atlantic creating a crippling Nor’easter that will be named Juno.

Juno is a late developing Nor’easter that is setting up a very difficult forecast for our area. Depending on where the low is captured and how quickly it deepens will greatly affect our snow totals. This is one of those systems that will also have a tight western cut-off in its precipitation shield.
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Iola Delivers First Significant Snow of 2015

January 24th, 2015

Winter storm Iola, a quick-moving Nor’easter, delivered the first significant snow of 2015. The storm total was 6.5″ (0.79″ liquid) as of 9:00 AM Saturday morning. An Alberta clipper system is expected to reach the region Sunday night into Monday with another 1 to 3″ of snow possible.

Other totals posted around the county: Huffs Church: 8.0″, Alburtis: 8.0″, Bernville: 7.0″, Sinking Spring: 6.5″, Topton: 6.5″, Bechtlesville: 6.0″, Fleetwood: 6.0″, Mertztown: 6.0″, Shillington: 6.0″, Boyertown: 5.5″, Hamburg: 5.2″, Lincoln Park: 5.1″, and Mohnton: 5.0″.
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2014 Site Statistics

December 31st, 2014

Happy New Year from Chipperdog.com. We had nearly 40000 visitors throughout the year with over 90000 page views. We use Piwik to track user statistics to help determine how the site is used, browser compatibility, and the top pages.

The graphs below show information on the visitors to our site throughout 2014.

2014 Site Visitors
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Nor’Easter Delivers First Measurable Snow

November 25th, 2014

11/26 – 9:00 PM Update: The storm has basically ended for us with no additional accumulation expected. The Storm total was a November station record of 5.1″ with 1.04″ liquid. A dry-slot worked its way in during the afternoon allowing temperatures to rise slightly limiting accumulation.

Other totals posted around the county: Huffs Church: 8.0″ 4:45 PM (1000 ft), Hereford TWP 7.0 4:20 PM (900 ft), Jefferson TWP: 5.1″ 1:58 PM, Mertztown: 4.5″ 2:29 PM, Wyomissing: 3.0″ 5:05 PM, Reading: 2.7″ 5:14 PM.

November 26th, 2014 Snow 11AM
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