Category: Eye on the Sky

Eye on the Sky

Eye on the Sky

Posted: January 2, 2023| Category: Eye on the Sky

The weather never stops, and the Eye on the Sky team keeps track of every storm, every day. While the Museum’s galleries and planetarium are temporarily closed so we can install new exhibits, our meteorologists never get a break. They deliver daily forecasts to help you travel safely, plan adventures,… Read More
Closing early

Closing early

Posted: December 23, 2022| Category: Eye on the Sky

The Museum will close at 2:00 today, Dec 23 because of dangerous driving conditions. Here’s the latest from Eye on the Sky: ***Flood Warning or Watch over most of the region until tomorrow.*** ***A flash freeze this late afternoon and evening will make for dangerous travel conditions.*** This afternoon: Cloudy… Read More
November Weather

November Weather

Posted: November 1, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Skywatch Almanac Weather

For those who marvel at the turn of each season, there is a bonus in November. A minor season to most, this is the “locking” season, when the ground, at times muddy through the month, stiffens with the deepening cold. Smaller ponds may freeze over, while the larger lakes… Read More
August Weather

August Weather

Posted: July 27, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Weather

August appears to enjoy complimenting its green with shades of yellow and brown and gold. The flowers of late summer, dominated by the goldenrod, are primarily in the yellow and gold range. The tawny tassels of corn are dancing in the hot afternoon breeze, and the lawns sear brown when… Read More
June Weather

June Weather

Posted: May 30, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Fairbanks Museum, Mark Breen, Skywatch Almanac Weather

“Swallows fly high, clear blue sky. Swallows fly low, prepare for a blow.” Though it is a bit premature to say that summer is in full swing, June certainly has all the elements at its disposal. The longest daylight hours can push thermometers toward that elusive 100 degree mark in… Read More
May Weather

May Weather

Posted: May 1, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Mark Breen, Skywatch Almanac Weather, Weather

“Thunder in May fills the barn with hay” Visions of flowers and newly green hills bring out a smile as bright as the May sunshine. It marks the destination that makes all the earlier frustrations melt into the blue sky and long, lingering afternoons. However, the actual arrival of May… Read More
Vacation Destination

Vacation Destination

Posted: April 13, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Planetarium News, Programs and Events, Star Struck

Daily tours of the cosmos are waiting for you to take off! Want to do something out-of-this-world during school vacation? A visit to Vermont’s only public planetarium won’t let you down. Check the calendar to learn about daily planetarium presentations. You can choose from a tour of the cosmos… Read More
April Weather

April Weather

Posted: March 30, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Fairbanks Museum, Skywatch Almanac Weather

Sugar snow.  Poor man’s fertilizer.  Call it what you will, we know that April snow is only as serious as we imagine it to be.  Sure, we may have to shovel it, or drive through it, or wait a little longer to get the baseball field dried out.   But we… Read More
January Weather

January Weather

Posted: January 1, 2022| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Skywatch Almanac Weather

Although the winter is less than two weeks old on the calendar when the month starts, the weather has wasted little time in plunging thermometers well below zero, often to their lowest levels of the year. The weather pattern is dominated by frigid arctic air masses that hail from the… Read More
December Weather

December Weather

Posted: November 29, 2021| Categories: Eye on the Sky, Skywatch Almanac Weather

Although some winters have already started by the time December roles around, every so often a December arrives without its usual cold and snow. As each day passes, a rather noticeable anticipation builds. December’s reputation for snow and cold is well earned, and even though temperatures might tease us… Read More