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Dan has lived in Connecticut his entire life, and loves working in his home state.
Like many in the weather business, Dan has always had a passion for weather. Growing up in Cheshire, he remembers being 8 years old and venturing outside during thunderstorms, much to his mother’s dismay. He spent a good chunk of his childhood reading weather books and watching tornado chasing videos. Dan is a big fan of severe weather, and loves the excitement of breaking weather news.

Dan graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. While at WCSU, he produced and anchored many school run weather broadcasts for the University’s website, as well as forecasts for the school’s radio station. He was a member of the baseball team, and patrolled center field at WCSU for 4 years.

After college, Dan got his start at WGGB ABC40/FOX6 in Springfield, MA, where he was the weekend weather anchor.

Dan is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, the highest certification from the American Meteorology Society. He still enjoys brushing up on his old weather textbooks! In his meager free time he enjoys running, playing baseball, and spending time with his family.

Recent Articles
  • Showers and cooler on Monday

    Monday morning won’t start off on a great note, and it certainly won’t feel like July for the rest of the day either. Highs will be in the 60s with mostly cloudy skies and the chance for another shower or two during the afternoon and evening. Tuesday will be slightly better, but not by much. Highs will be around 70 with mostly cloudy skies. We then see improvements for Wednesday and Thursday, with temperatures getting back to more seasonable levels […]

  • Heat wave continues with good weekend weather

    We have good weather on the way for Saturday, with highs in the 80s to near 90 yet again and bearable humidity. We should see abundant sunshine, although the clouds may fill in a bit during the afternoon. Sunday we’re lucking out a bit as a storm system misses us to the south. We were watching the potential for rain, but it appears that will be staying away from the state for the most part. Temperatures will be a bit […]

  • The threat of thunderstorms returns this week

    We’ve had some great beach days as of late, and we have a few more on tap for the rest of this week. The one thing to keep an eye on is our shower and thunderstorm chance. Tuesday we’ll have a few storms popping up in the afternoon, but it doesn’t look to be anything significant. Temperatures will be in the 80s with fairly uncomfortable humidity on Tuesday. We keep the humidity around on Wednesday and Thursday, with temperatures up […]

  • What does 50 percent chance for rain actually mean?

    HARTFORD —  We’ve all heard our meteorologists say that there’s a certain percentage chance for rain, but there can be some confusion as to what exactly that means. A big part of our weather team’s job is taking complex scientific topics and communicating it as best we can to the public. The atmosphere is an intricate system, with millions of factors all contributing to what amounts to be a 3 minute weather forecast. So when we say there’s a 50 […]

  • Do you find yourself searching the web too much? Check this website out

    HARTFORD —  Quite often, we’ll procrastinate by playing around on Facebook or doodling. But there is a way to pass the time and help out science at the same time. Sometimes I’ll be scrolling through random stuff on my computer or phone and realize that so much time has gone by since I did anything useful. Well, with a website called Zooniverse.org, there’s a way to be productive and help others while still kinda wasting time. Here’s how it works. […]

  • 1816, the year without a summer

    HARTFORD —  Our weather has been cool and rainy as of late, with temperatures staying below average. But this week in 1816 took that cool weather to a whole new level. But there was one big event that caused it. It must have really freaked people out in 1816 when what was described as a dry fog overspread in the area for months in the spring, followed by snow, frost and cold temperatures all the way through the summer. It […]

  • Facebook usage linked to less brain grey matter

    HARTFORD — A study has linked Facebook and other social media use with some changes to your brain structure. It’s obviously becoming an increasing problem in our daily lives. Staring at the screens, sometimes just spacing out on Facebook or Instagram. We’ve known there’s no way it can be really all that good for you, and now the science of it is starting to become more apparent. The study was done at a German University, looking to determine if there […]

  • Tracking thunderstorms Wednesday; temps in the 70s

    The forecast has an unsettled look to it for much of this week, although we have no real washouts on the way. The biggest concern looking forward is the threat for storms Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening. Those stubborn clouds that have been with us for days now will remain in place Wednesday morning. Then clouds, fog and drizzle will break for some afternoon sunshine. The amount of sun that we get will help determine the strength of thunderstorms in the […]

  • NASA’s Cassini mission preps for ‘Grand Finale’ at Saturn

    HARTFORD —  A NASA space mission with a 20 year life span is coming to an end this year, with the probe crashing into the planet Saturn. It’s all for a good reason, and it may help out humanity in the future. They’re calling it the “grand finale.” The Cassini space probe has been orbiting Saturn for many years now, taking some amazing photos and teaching us so much about the ringed planet and its 62 moons. But it’s almost out […]

  • Partly sunny this afternoon, with temperatures in the 70s

    After a cool and dreary day yesterday, we’ll have much more pleasant conditions today. Highs will be in the 70s with sunshine and a few passing clouds. Tomorrow morning, there may be a few showers and possibly a period of steadier rain as a storm system passes to our southeast. After that moves out, some sun may come out with highs in the 70s yet again. There’s yet another chance for rain on Thursday morning, with a flow out of […]