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Friday’s Severe Threat Has Increased

Before sunrise this morning, the Storm Prediction Center pushed much of the Tri-State into an enhanced risk for severe storms Friday: This is an upgrade to the risk from yesterday when the enhanced risk only came into Fayette, Union, and … Continue reading

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Friday Severe Threat Update

Early Wednesday morning, the Tri-State was placed in a slight to enhanced risk for severe storms for Friday. This should not be a surprise if you saw my blog post from yesterday. The enhanced risk is northwest of Cincinnati, and … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Friday’s Severe Weather Threat

Strong and severe storms on Friday have been a threat in the Ohio Valley since Sunday. That threat is still there, and the Storm Prediction Center has highlighted much of the Ohio Valley and lower Great Lakes in their latest … Continue reading

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Update on Tuesday’s Severe Storm Threat

This morning, the Storm Prediction Center placed the entire Tri-State in a slight risk for severe storms on Tuesday and Tuesday evening: A review of the latest model guidance suggests there will be modest instability (in purple) over the Ohio … Continue reading

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Severe Storm Threat Tuesday: Knowns & Unknowns

The Storm Prediction Center has placed the Tri-State in a risk for severe storms on Tuesday, highlighted here: For this and all graphics below, Cincinnati is labeled with a green dot. What type of risk is this? Think of it … Continue reading

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Snow Likely Thursday

While snow is coming Thursday, the sky will be sunny to mostly sunny this afternoon. A 10:15am cloud snapshot of the Ohio Valley shows some clouds to the northwest moving southeast: Despite sunshine, it is still cold. As of noon, … Continue reading

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Rain Showers Today, Snow Showers Thursday

Scattered showers are forecast through the lunch hour. Regional radar shows rain showers moving from west to east through the Tri-State: Notice the break in showers over west-central Indiana. That break is over the Tri-State by mid-afternoon, but the area … Continue reading

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An Annual Reminder: Think Before You Share Weather Posts

While the courtesy applies to any time of the year, the courtesy of “thinking before you sharing weather-related posts” especially applies to the colder months of the year. As a meteorologist, I look at a look of computer forecast model … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Stop Issuing Tornado And Severe Thunderstorm Watch Boxes

No, I don’t want the Storm Prediction Center to stop issuing Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Watches. I just want them to stop issuing the boxes. If you’re confused, I’ll explain. If the Storm Prediction Center feels there is an organized … Continue reading

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Confirmed Tornado In Sardinia

At approximately 11:16am Wednesday morning, a tornado damaged homes in the city of Sardinia, Ohio (of north central Brown) County. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado at 3pm this afternoon, but radar actually confirmed the tornado shortly after it … Continue reading

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