Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 17-19th, 2016 Lake Effect Snow Event

    What could be the largest lake effect snow event of the season in Northeastern Ohio is imminent as a lobe of the polar vortex brings the coldest air of winter thus far over the almost completely unfrozen waters … Continue reading

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Cuyahoga County Heavy Single Banded Lake Effect Snow Event SLP Patterns

In an effort to identify scenarios that support heavy, single banded lake effect snow into Cuyahoga County, I looked at several recent warning criteria lake effect snow events in Cuyahoga County that were caused by a single band of heavy … Continue reading

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January 12-13, 2016 Snowfall Verification Map

A few notes on the map itself: -There were few spotter reports in eastern Ashtabula County and western inland Erie County that were “reliable”…I say this because there were a few spotters that called in for parts of the event … Continue reading

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January 12-13 Radar Loop

Just to save this, a radar loop of the clipper + lake effect snow combo for Northeastern Ohio. Note the well defined and intense lake effect band that effected extreme northeastern Cuyahoga, northern Geauga and southern Lake County for hours … Continue reading

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January 12-13 Snowfall

Just a quick write-up with this one as I am back at school and a little busier today… There’s a period of weak to moderate lift late tonight and Tuesday morning with warm air advection ahead of the cold front … Continue reading

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January 10th-11th, 2016 Wrap Around and Lake Effect Snow

Forecast accumulations: Detailed Forecast Discussion: A strengthening area of low pressure located just west of Cincinnati as of midnight will track northeast likely just south and east of Cleveland on Sunday while intensifying. There is currently a narrow zone of … Continue reading

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January 3-4th, 2016 Lake Effect Snow Event

A pocket of arctic air beneath a deep upper level trough moving over the Great Lakes will set off lake effect snow Sunday through Monday downwind of Lake Erie. Upstream lake connections and synoptic moisture/lift will be key to where … Continue reading

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