Weather Basics is the topic of Sail MV's next Zoom talk, March 10, with Brian Whitely of Weather Routing Inc.
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Over time, it seems that February is warming faster than other months — perhaps it should be renamed Marchuary.
As long as there is at least six inches, there is life between the snow and earth.


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.
Rain really does have a scent, and our ability to smell it might be a holdover from times when rain could mean survival.
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.
Groundhogs are marmots that belong to a group of large ground squirrels in the order Rodentia.