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MID-ATLANTIC WEATHER WATCH FOR NOVEMBER

Fair, colder (1,2,3) with lake-effect snow (4.5); fair and cold (6,7,8,9) with snow in the northern part of the region, rain in the south 10,11,12,13). Fair and  again, rather cold (14,15,16,17,18,19,20) with more snow in the north and rain in the south ( 21,22,23,24,25).  Lake-effect snow (26,27,28,29) with yet more snow (30).     

MONTHLY GARDEN ACTIVITIES


BEST DAYS FOR FARM ACTIVITIES 

                                                       


JOHN GRUBER'S THOUGHT FOR TODAY'S 

LIVING  


"You only reap what you sow, so be sure  to spread more kindness and consideration for your fellow man than envy or ill will” 

                                                                                                  John Gruber  (1768-1857) 

Chad Merrill - The Almanack Weather Prognosticator


Chad Merrill joined J. Gruber's Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack in 2019 as its 8th weather prognosticator.  

Chad has been a meteorologist for 17 years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from California University of Pennsylvania. From there, he worked in television at WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and WHAG-TV (Now WDVM) in Hagerstown, Maryland.  Most recently, Chad has worked as a meteorologist for WTOP Radio in Washington, D.C., the Nowcast Weather Network, and Earth Networks (www.earthnetworks.com)..

Thus far in his career, he covered the flooding in June 2006 across Washington County, Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic severe weather outbreak of early June 2008, Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and the January 2016 East Coast blizzard.

Merrill always had an interest in the weather growing up. He conducted numerous science fair projects relating to the atmosphere and in middle school was a weather watcher for WUSA-TV, Channel 9, in Washington, D.C.

When he is not analyzing weather data, Merrill enjoys working out at the gym, running, taking trips with his husband and their families and serving as a volunteer Disc Jockey for WRGG-93.7 FM, an oldies radio station in Greencastle, Pennsylvania.