Active Weather Pattern This Week

Brian IveyLower Mississippi Valley, Michigan, Mid-Atlantic, Ohio, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

The overall weather pattern for this week will be active. Multiple low pressure areas (detailed below) will affect the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and into the Northeast US during the next several days. Various winter weather headlines are already in effect across the aforementioned areas. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for portions of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan through late … Read More

40 Years Ago

Brian IveyInteresting Wx, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

While the weather on this January 26th, 2018 is quiet, a winter storm 40 years ago to this date was wreaking havoc across the Buckeye State. It came to be known as the Blizzard of 1978. We will go back into that time period and describe how the storm impacted Ohio. The day before (January 25th, 1978), there were two … Read More

Wild Weather: Lots of Ups & Downs, Anything Goes

Mark SpencerMichigan, Midwest, National, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Autumn is a transition season and we’re certainly struggling with the transition to winter.  We’ve talked in past articles about blocking and colder weather arriving just in time for Thanksgiving and that looks to hold true.  What’s not so certain is whether or not any snow will accompany that colder air around the busiest travel time of the year.   … Read More

Fall Chill continues over Ohio; Quiet end to week

Mark SpencerOhio, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

A wild beginning to the week has gave way to a more tranquil mid-week and much cooler, fall-like weather.  You can read more about Sunday’s Severe Weather Outbreak in Ohio from Brian Ivey here. Wednesday As we move into Wednesday, it is going to shape up to be a pretty nice day across Ohio, with partly sunny skies for most … Read More

Cool, seasonable weather keeps grip on Great Lakes

Mark SpencerMidwest, Ohio, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

Much cooler air began to take hold across the Great Lakes region Tuesday, with some lake-effect showers remaining across Northeast Ohio while others got some fall sunshine.  It is definitely feeling like a traditional October day out there! It is going to get pretty chilly overnight Tuesday with some scattered showers across the region, with lows dipping into the low- … Read More

Severe Weather This Afternoon in the Carolinas; Colder Air on the Way

Brian IveyInteresting Wx, National, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Severe weather is occurring this hour in portions of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. As a result, the Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for this region. The watch is in effect through 9:00 PM EDT tonight. There have already been multiple reports of tornadoes on the ground via dual-pol doppler radar and spotters. Right along the … Read More

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