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

The Thaw Is On With Infrequent Winter Visits

Brian IveyOhio, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

well above average warmth

The sustained winter chill is over- at least for now. Very mild temperatures will overall be pretty widespread across the eastern half of the nation as a pattern change sets up. There is a much lower chance of Old Man Winter locking on and producing lasting below average temperatures and continuous bouts of snow. The weather pattern last week across … Read More

Cold Winter For The Eastern US Before Thaw

Brian IveyNational, USLeave a Comment

It’s been a cold winter so far for the eastern half of the country. 24 years ago temperatures dipped to 20 BELOW ZERO for 16% of the country. It is known as the coldest outbreak ever recorded. We said in our winter forecast that the northern Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast would be colder than average this year. While that … Read More

Major Pattern Change On The Way

Mark SpencerNational, Seasonal Predictions, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

While winter hasn’t officially started yet – meteorological winter starts December 1st and astronomical winter starts December 21st  – this is typically the time of year when we begin to turn colder and we start seeing some snow.  While we’ve seen little bits of this, it hasn’t been able to really stick around in any one location for very long.  … Read More

Forecast: Dry And More Heat For Now

Brian IveyOhio, USLeave a Comment

It’s been one very long stretch of dry weather across much of Ohio. Several record high temperatures have been recorded over the last couple weeks. It looks like the warm and dry pattern is not done yet. Portions of Northeast Ohio are now in a drought. Abnormally dry conditions exist from the Medina, Akron/Canton and Youngstown areas. Cleveland and Akron … Read More

February Heat: Records Shattered Friday

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The record high temperatures on Friday re-wrote the record books across all of Ohio in terms of daily record highs, monthly record highs, and temperatures ever hit during the winter months… Here is a list of broken records from Friday, February 24th at the main “climate sites” across Ohio and immediately surrounding areas: The high temperature at Cleveland Hopkins reached … Read More

Winter Isn’t Over Just Yet

Mark SpencerMichigan, Midwest, National, Northern Plains, Outlook, Seasonal Predictions, Spring Predictions, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

It’s been fairly warm this February.  So much so that it feels like it’s already spring and it’s here to stay.  A quick glance at the calendar says it’s still February and winter isn’t over just yet.  While meteorological spring starts in a week on March 1st,   astronomical spring is still a month away.  Don’t let the warm air … Read More

Hint of Spring Approaching (2/12/17)

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Many people were impacted by a snowstorm in the northeast this past week, and other people in the northeast will receive another foot of snow in the next 48 hours. This is the time of year people are anxiously waiting for a break from winter, and there is good news for those people who want a little warm up. The … Read More