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Everything You Need To Know About Tonight’s Severe Weather Threat

The risk for strong and severe storms is in play tonight, but this is a limited threat for severe weather. Much of the Tri-State is under a marginal risk for severe storms tonight according to the Storm Prediction Center: The … Continue reading

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An Update On Wednesday Night’s Severe Threat

The threat for severe storms is still very much in play Wednesday night for the Tri-State; however, that threat has dropped some in the last 24 hours. The Storm Prediction Center has placed parts of southeastern Indiana and a small … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Wednesday Night’s Severe Weather Threat

Wednesday night will be one of those times to be alert for thunderstorms and strong wind. Today is only Monday, so there is roughly 48 hours to adjust the forecast. There is high confidence that the best threat for severe … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Friday’s Severe Threat

As I mentioned in my last blog post, there is a secondary severe weather season in the Tri-State. There is often an increase in the number of tornadoes, Tornado Warnings, and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings during the fall as the jet … Continue reading

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Secondary Severe Weather Season Is Here

When you think of severe weather, you probably think of the spring or summer. Severe weather, however, can occur at any time of the year. In fact, there is usually a secondary spike in the number of severe storms during … Continue reading

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Historical Perspective On El Niño In Cincinnati

El Niño is the warm phase of an atmospheric and oceanic oscillation called ENSO, or the El Niño Southern Oscillation. The word “oscillation” implies that El Niño comes and goes on a semi-regular schedule (every couple to few years). El … Continue reading

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Perspective On 90°+ Heat In September 2015

Today marks the 7th straight day in Cincinnati where the temperature hit or went above 90°. It is not unusual for the temperature to reach 90° during September in Cincinnati, but a week-long stretch of 90°+ heat is uncommon. Including … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Revisit Weather Safety And Personal Responsibility

Weather has the power to be inconvenient and – unfortunately – can be a threat to life and property. The danger that weather presents depends on the situation; lightning may not be a significant threat to you in your home, … Continue reading

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Was Summer 2015 In Cincinnati More Humid Than Average?

Answering the question “How humid was it this summer?” requires an understanding of the dewpoint. The dewpoint is a temperature that indicates an absolute measure of how much moisture there is in the air. Knowing the dewpoint is helpful for … Continue reading

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A Lack Of Heat In Summer, August 2015

Meteorological summer 2015 has come to an end, and it was 34th coolest, 112th warmest, and 17th wettest on record in Cincinnati. This summer finished 3.78″ below average for rainfall and about 0.74° below average for temperature. Based on the … Continue reading

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