Life Between the Snow and Earth
Suzan Bellincampi
As long as there is at least six inches, there is life between the snow and earth.
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Dry, Dryer, Driest: The Year in Weather
Steve Myrick
In a word: dry. The year 2016 saw widespread drought conditions over the second half of the year on Martha’s Vineyard, not good for local farmers, but maybe not bad for a resort Island that depends on good beach days.
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Stop and Smell the Rain
Suzan Bellincampi
Rain really does have a scent, and our ability to smell it might be a holdover from times when rain could mean survival.
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Island Digs Out After Daylong Storm Brings Snow, Coastal Flooding
Sara Brown
Ferries were cancelled and schools and town offices shuttered Monday as a winter storm moved through the Vineyard, bringing blizzard conditions for nearly five hours.
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For Weather Forecast, Turn to Sheep, Snakes, or Birds
Suzan Bellincampi
Groundhogs are marmots that belong to a group of large ground squirrels in the order Rodentia.
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A Ticket to the Snow Show
Suzan Bellincampi
Crazy that snow is so simple, yet so complicated. We all know it is just frozen water, but describing it can get much more detailed.
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What's That in the Fields? Blizzard Leaves Rare Snow Rollers
Sara Brown

The weekend blizzard left a rare calling card: cylindrical hunks of snow called snow rollers strewn across Vineyard fields.

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Martha's Vineyard Digs Out after Blizzard Lashes Island
Sara Brown
A blizzard battered the Vineyard Saturday with high winds and heavy snow, causing power outages and ferry cancellations.
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Year in Weather: Big Blizzards, Sunny Summer
Steve Myrick
Hot enough for you? The quintessential New England weather cliche is usually reserved for July, or August, not December, with church bells ringing carols, flip-flops observed and people hanging out on the Island Home’s weather deck.
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Storm-Tossed Island, But Hurricane Threat Remote
Julia Wells
Drenching rains and gale-force winds marked the start of the weekend, but forecasters and emergency managers breathed a little easier over the powerful hurricane churning through the southern Atlantic.
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