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When A Tornado Debris Signature (Apparently) Isn’t A Tornado

  This is a mind bender. Imagine you’re nearly certain something is happening and is a threat to someone’s life…then after an additional investigation, nothing happened. There was a rotating thunderstorm in northern Brown County Sunday night around 1am. It … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About The Severe Weather Threat Late In The Weekend

It’s November in the Tri-State, which means we are entering a secondary severe weather season. 11 tornadoes have been confirmed in the Tri-State during November since 1950. On average, 7 Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and 2 Tornado Warnings are issued in … Continue reading

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Why NWS Wilmington’s Radar Being Down For 2 Weeks Is A Big Deal

Bad news. The radar operated by the National Weather Service in Wilmington – used as a primary weather radar for the protection of life and property in northern Kentucky, southeastern Indiana, and the majority of Ohio – is going to … Continue reading

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Severe Storm, Flooding Threat Thursday

Thanks largely to warm, steamy air, there will be an elevated risk for flooding and flash flooding in the Tri-State Thursday and Thursday night. First, most of the Tri-State is in a Flash Flood Watch from 4am Thursday through 4am … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Severe Weather & Forecast Update

Thanks to ample sunshine, more supportive temperature profiles in the atmosphere, and an increase in the amount of wind shear over the last few hours, the threat for severe storms remains elevated despite a weak round of storms northeast of … Continue reading

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Today’s Severe Weather Threat Update

The Storm Prediction Center has placed the entire Tri-State in an ENHANCED risk for severe storms through this evening: The primary threats this afternoon and evening are damaging straight-line wind and large hail. Flash flooding and tornadoes are secondary threats. … Continue reading

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Forecast & Severe Weather Update

As of 3:15pm, the Storm Prediction Center is considering the issuance of a Tornado or Severe Thunderstorm WATCH for parts of the Ohio Valley including the western Tri-State: Temperatures are rising through the 60s and 70s as of 3pm, increasing … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Wednesday’s Severe Threat

The Storm Prediction Center has placed the entire Tri-State in an ENHANCED risk for severe storms Wednesday and Wednesday night: This is a significant threat for strong and severe storms, but – as I will highlight below – it is … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Tonight’s and Wednesday’s Severe Weather Threat

Temperatures have been slow to rise today thanks to soaking rain. As of 11am, temperatures are in the upper 40s and lower 50s: Dewpoints are in the upper 40s and rising. These numbers will rise through the 50s and to … Continue reading

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Near Record Warmth Fuels Severe Threat Tonight

Temperatures will soar into the mid 70s this afternoon with more sun than clouds. Today’s record high temperature is 72°, set in 1930. The all-time record high temperature in Cincinnati for February is 76°, set on February 10, 1932. As … Continue reading

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