Risk for Strong to Severe Storms Tuesday

Mark SpencerNational, Ohio, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

A strong low pressure system will track over the state late Tuesday afternoon and evening.  Ahead of it, a warm front will lift northward across the state, closely followed by a strong cold front Tuesday night.  Warm and humid air will flow into the state and, combined with good dynamics for thunderstorms, will allow for the potential for severe weather … Read More

NWS Surveys Find Five Tornadoes Touched Down in Southwestern Ohio

Mark SpencerNational, Ohio, USLeave a Comment

On the evening of Wednesday May 24th, 2017 an unexpected tornado event occurred in Southwestern Ohio. Thunderstorms produced wind damage and five tornadoes mainly between 7:30pm and 10:30pm.  A tornado also impacted the community of Ironton on the Ohio River in the southeastern part of the state. While the number of tornadoes and the time of year are not atypical for the Buckeye State, … Read More

Severe Weather Safety: Fact or Fiction?

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With the 2017 severe weather season for tornadoes, damaging wind, and hail off to a roaring start, severe weather safety becomes more important than ever.  Especially heading into the height of the severe weather season; April, May, June, and July. Small safety tips can help everyday people protect themselves and their property.  Unfortunately there are also numerous myths that can … Read More

Severe Weather To Impact The Southeast US Today

Mark SpencerBreaking Stories, National, Southeast, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Severe weather continues across the south this morning with a line of severe weather across parts of Alabama and the Florida panhandle.  A new Tornado Watch is now in effect until 1 pm CDT for southern Alabama and most of the Florida panhandle.  Severe storms will continue to move eastward into Georgia and the Carolinas this afternoon and evening. The … Read More

Severe Weather Possible Tonight

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Severe storms are set to roll through parts of Ohio later this evening and into the overnight hours as a strong cold front moves through the state.  Some of these storms may be severe with damaging winds and large hail as the primary threats.  A few tornadoes are also possible,  generally in Southwest Ohio. Here’s a look at our latest … Read More

Severe Weather Threat Moves Into Tennessee Valley Thursday

Brian IveyLower Mississippi Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

The severe threat produced from Wednesday evening will slowly shift east tomorrow into the extreme southern Ohio and central Tennessee Valleys.  A complex setup makes timing crucial Thursday afternoon. Here’s What To Know  The Storm Prediction Center currently has a Moderate Risk of Severe Weather posted across Western Tennessee and Northern Mississippi.  But the severe threat extends well beyond this … Read More

Severe Weather Continues for the South on Wednesday

Mark SpencerLower Mississippi Valley, Midwest, National, Southern Plains, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Severe weather will continue to impact parts of the Gulf Coast states through Wednesday and Thursday as a low pressure system begins to track northeastward into Missouri on Wednesday and will be located just southwest of St. Louis,  MO by Thursday evening.  Severe thunderstorms will develop along a cold front that will advance through the region over the next couple … Read More

Severe Weather Possible Tomorrow in TX and OK

Brian IveyInteresting Wx, National, Southern Plains, USLeave a Comment

The Storm Prediction Center has highlight much of Oklahoma and Texas for a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday. An area of higher concern would be in Northwest Texas and Southwest Oklahoma. That is where the SPC has mentioned the risk of significant severe weather (as shown in the hatched area in the picture above). Many of the convective allowing forecast … Read More

OHIO: Severe Weather Likely Overnight into Wednesday Morning

Mark SpencerNational, Ohio, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Summary: -A few storms may move into western Ohio after 11:00PM,  with the main severe threat occurring between 2:00AM and 11:00AM -Anyone in Ohio could see severe weather,  but the best chances will be in central and southern Ohio,  where a fairly widespread threat may evolve Wednesday morning -Widespread damaging wind gusts are the main risk,  but a few tornadoes … Read More

Severe Storms Likely This Afternoon into Wednesday Afternoon

Mark SpencerMid-Atlantic, Midwest, National, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

March is really going to roar in like a lion for many people this year.  Severe storms are expected to develop along a strong cold front Tuesday night and quickly move eastward through Wednesday afternoon.  Tornadoes,  damaging winds,  and large hail will be possible with these storms.  Behind the front,  much colder air and some snow will move into the … Read More