"Dr. Mel is one of our great natural resources. Others just talk of the weather. Joyously, he makes it a matter of life and literature." LARY BLOOM, author of Lary Bloom's Connecticut Notebook"
“At last, a book answering all my questions about why Connecticut's weather is dramatic, unpredictable, and memorable—the precise qualities of Dr. Mel’s engaging and invaluable lesson in the history and science of our weather personality.” (Faith Middleton, WNPR)