Tuesday’s winter storm packed a punch -- bringing some much-needed precipitation to Connecticut.
But was the wet weather enough to hoist the state out of a long-running drought? This hour, we find out and ask whether the region can expect to see consistent dry spells.
Plus: severe rains in California. We discuss the impact and predictability of extreme weather events across the nation.
And later: a look at how New England’s ski areas are grappling with the effects of global climate change. Are you a skier? Have you been spending more or less time on the slopes?
- Gary Yohe - Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University
- John Dankosky - Executive Editor of the New England News Collaborative and host of NEXT
- Tom Loring - Training Center Director at Powder Ridge in Middlefield, Connecticut
- Noelle Tuttle - Communications Manager at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, Maine
- Doug Glowacki - Emergency Management Program Specialist for Connecticut’s Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.