Cooler west, Warmer east pattern to continue

Mark SpencerMid-Atlantic, Northeast, Northern Plains, Northern Rockies, Ohio, Ohio Valley, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Southwest, USLeave a Comment

The pattern across the United States has displayed a pretty dramatic jet stream set-up, leaving it cool and damp in the Pacific Northwest and much of the western CONUS, and warm and humid for the eastern CONUS.  This week, we will take a brief look at the set-up, and we will see if any relief is in sight.  An amplified … Read More

What You Should Know About The Perseid Meteor Shower

Brian IveyBreaking Stories, Interesting Wx, Michigan, Midwest, National, Northeast, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

If you like astronomy and cool sights in the sky then you will definitely want to look up tonight. The Perseid meteor shower will be at its peak tonight and will be visible across much of the northern hemisphere. August is known as ‘meteor month’ because of the multiple shows the caused by outer space rocks streaking through the outer … Read More

Heat of Passion: The Northeast Furnace

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Summer will be making a grand prelude by Wednesday across much of the Great Lakes and into the Northeast, including Ohio.  As the temperatures sizzle, people will flock to the pools and turn on the air conditioning.  Mother Nature will be turning its furnace on, meanwhile.  Highs will likely get into the 90s for many, as we see in the … Read More

Weather Roadblock Keeps The Chill In East

Brian IveyNational, Northeast, Ohio, USLeave a Comment

May started with a blast of thunderstorms moving through the Midwest, MidAtlantic and Northeast. A strengthening low pressure system and a cold front was the culprit for helping the storms along. As they moved east relatively chilly air sank in from Canada on the backside of the low. Temperatures that should be in the 60s and 70s this time of … Read More

TORNADO WATCH Across Parts of Ohio & Pennsylvania

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, National, Northeast, Ohio, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

A strong line of thunderstorms is currently developing across eastern Ohio,  racing quickly into western Pennsylvania this afternoon.  A TORNADO WATCH is in effect until 7 PM EDT for far Eastern Ohio,  Western Pennsylvania,  and northern West Virginia.  Damaging winds will be the main threat but the threat for tornadoes will also exist as a strong cold front moves through … Read More

June Warmth Surging Into The Northeast

Brian IveyNational, Northeast, USLeave a Comment

Just a few days removed from a blast of cold and even some snowflakes it now appears an above average temperature pattern is latching on. Gradually warmth the last few days will allow temperatures to peak through the beginning of the week. Well above average highs will make it feel like it’s after Memorial Day. Many temperatures are going to … Read More

Deja Vu: Snowstorm Hits New England on Twentieth Anniversary of April Fool’s Blizzard

Mark SpencerNational, Northeast, USLeave a Comment

Much of New England is under a Winter Storm Warning as a late season snowstorm impacts the region. Forecasts are calling for much of Central New England to receive at least a foot of snow. The heaviest amounts are expected mainly in New Hampshire, especially between Concord and Plymouth. As with many late season storms, this one is also producing heavy wind and rain as well … Read More

Ice Storm of ’98

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A series of low pressure systems brought multiple rounds of freezing rain to parts of Canada and New England in the early days of 1998. This remarkable storm was a prime example of the destructive potential of major ice storms. From January 4 to January 10, three to five inches of ice accumulated in a swath along the Saint Lawrence … Read More

Wintry Mix for Interior New England on Friday

Mark SpencerNational, Northeast, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

A storm system will spread an area precipitation across much of the Northeast US beginning early Friday afternoon. A wintry mix is expected during the onset of this precipitation. The higher elevations of central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York will experience both snowfall and light freezing rain. This area of precipitation will continue to progress eastward across the remainder of … Read More

Heavy Snow, Wind Continues in the Northeast US

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The biggest storm of the year to affect the eastern United States continues to cause issues along the east coast.  Heavy snow and very strong winds are making travel extremely hazardous and halting air travel at New York’s three major airports.  Some of the larger reliever airports like Trenton,  New Haven,  and Morristown airports are currently closed because of the … Read More