Monthly Archives: April 2015

Spring Frost And Freeze Dates In Cincinnati

As a Cincinnati native, I find it very surprising that so many people that live in the Tri-State – including many natives – that don’t expect the temperature to drop near freezing in late April or early May. Hope springs … Continue reading

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Why Local Weather Station Data Is Important

All weather is local. Sure, patterns and cycles in the atmospheric impact the oceans, the patterns and cycles of the ocean affect the atmopshere, the larger scale features affect the smaller-scale features, and the smaller-scale features can effect the large … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm Myths

There are numerous misconceptions and myths about thunderstorms. “Lightning only strikes tall objects,” “people struck by lightning carry an electrical charge,” and “it is okay to showers during a thunderstorm” are some of the common misconceptions. I am not here … Continue reading

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From 0 To 36: A Suddenly Stormy Stretch For The Tri-State

In my March 31st blog post, I said that the Tri-State had not gone the entire month of January, February, and March without a Severe Thunderstorm Warning being issued (since 1995 when the National Weather Service in Wilmington opened). Boy, … Continue reading

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Reds’ Opening Day Weather History

Opening Day is upon us, and the long-awaited start of the baseball season is here! Showers will be scattered today, and high temperatures will be near average. While you may be bummed about the chance for rain, it will not … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About The Air Quality Advisory Program That Starts Today

The term “Smog Alert” has been a phrase used for decades on days where air quality was relatively poor in Cincinnati. Beginning today, however, the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency will no longer issue “Smog Alerts.” Instead, they will issue … Continue reading

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