Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Wintry mid-autumn storm sweeps Western Mass., recovery begins

By Herb Scribner

November 1, 2011

It had many of the typical features of a mid-winter storm – several inches of snow on the ground, icy roads and cold temperatures. Only it was in mid-autumn, at October’s end. The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled t...

National Weather Service responds to snow

By Collegian News Staff

November 1, 2011

Between 20 and 31 inches of snow blanketed Western Massachusetts in an unprecedented snowstorm last Saturday according to meteorologist Charles Foley from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Taunton, Mass. “We...

Unprecedented storm darkens area

By Herb Scribner

October 30, 2011

It wasn’t a Halloween trick. It wasn’t an illusion. And it wasn’t a normal occurrence. Amherst was but one town affected by a powerful and rare October Nor’easter that bulldozed through the region on Saturday, dumping...