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September 2, 2018: Tropics heating up just in time for peak season

Disclaimer: The thoughts in this post are only mine and don’t represent the thoughts of any other companies, groups, websites, or organizations.  They also shouldn’t be used for decision making in the impacted areas… The majority of the satellite and … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Risk in Ohio for Tuesday April 3, 2018

We literally just wrapped up a winter storm that dropped up to 6” of snow on parts of Ohio 12 hours before this writing.  Now we have to turn around and discuss a fairly interesting severe weather threat for tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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Quick Meteorological Discussion on Tonight’s Snow (and a map)

Here’s my final bid on this…do suspect there will be some unforeseen screw holes, but am hoping they’re few and far enough in between… The low is expected to be a little farther west than was thought yesterday, which brings … Continue reading

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More Accumulating Snow Downwind of Lake Erie Through Wednesday Morning

General discussion (scroll down for technical thoughts): Snow showers will generally diminish tonight as they move east across Ohio. An exception will be downwind of Lake Erie, where some light accumulations may occur. Snow showers will ramp up Tuesday state-wide, … Continue reading

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Additional Snowfall Through Friday Morning

After some unexpectedly heavy lake effect snow last night, more snow moves in this afternoon and evening.  The snow will be heavy at times from the Cleveland metro points east through the Snowbelt later this afternoon through this evening, before … Continue reading

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3/7/18: More Snow Through Friday Downwind of Lake Erie

Technical Discussion: A flare-up of snow is beginning to occur as of this writing (4:30PM), with an area of light synoptic snow moving across Lake Erie and grazing the lakeshore.  There may be a bit of lake enhancement of this … Continue reading

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February 22, 2018: Major Flooding Expected This Weekend Across Parts of Ohio

  TAKE HOME MESSAGES: All of Ohio is vulnerable to heavy rain and flooding through this weekend due to the recent wet weather The heaviest rain recently, and coming up, will likely be across parts of central and southern Ohio … Continue reading

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January 24, 2018 Long Range Blog: Big Cold Returns in February

Take home messages: Despite brief cooldowns behind storms, much of the eastern US will be mild overall through the end of January. Cold will dive into the central US by the beginning of February, and likely work into the east … Continue reading

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1/3/18: More Snow for the Snowbelt

The passage of a weak shortwave and surface trough after midnight into the very early morning hours on Thursday is expected to bring winds around from the W to NNW over Lake Erie.  This should allow a brief burst of … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on New Year’s Lake Effect Snow

Just some quick thoughts before I head out for the night… Winds will be WNW, however, am concerned the ice near the southern shore and also over the western basin extending into the central basin may allow the shoreline convergence … Continue reading

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