Contact Us
Westport Daily Voice serves Weston & Westport
Return to your home site


Westport Daily Voice serves Weston & Westport

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Westport Inn, Restaurant To Make Changes To Comply With ADA, DOJ Says

Westport Teen Creates Phone App To Predict School Snow Closures

Scott Pecoriello
Scott Pecoriello Photo Credit:

WESTPORT, Conn. – A Staples High School junior has developed an app for smartphones that predicts when schools in Fairfield County will close due to bad weather, according to a Westport News article.

Scott Pecoriello, 17, said the app, “Know Snow,” is 84 percent accurate at predicting school cancellations.

The app is available for free in Apple’s App Store. The story said about 300 Apps have been downloaded, and his Facebook page gets about 100,000 hits a week. The Facebook page has nearly 9,000 likes. Pecoriello also has a website .

Pecoriello has been studying weather for six years. He is a student of Michele Morse in a science research class at Staples and is working on a project to compare three weather prediction models to determine which is the most accurate, the story said.

Click here to read the story.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Westport Daily Voice!

Serves Weston & Westport

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.