Year: 2017

Light snow showers tonight; Accumulating snow likely Friday night through Saturday

Zero degrees officially at the New Phila airport this morning, but many neighborhood stations are reporting a little colder. I had -2 at my station here a few miles south of Phila. Unfortunately, I haven’t seen much that would make any big changes in the forecast over the coming days. High pressure will bring us …

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Very cold temperatures this week and through the weekend

Heating bills are going to take a hit over the upcoming 10 to 14 days as serious cold temperatures settle in over east-central Ohio. Tuesday and Wednesday night will bring the coldest nighttime temperatures we’ve seen here in the Valley for quite a while. Temperatures tonight will bottom out at around 5 degrees before sunrise …

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Arctic cold will dominate our east-central Ohio weather pattern this week

It was definitely a cold and bluster Christmas Day across the Valley today and I read many comments on social media about this being a record cold Christmas here in the Valley. Most of the time, our recollection of past weather sometimes gets skewed by nostalgia and it’s best to know the actual numbers before …

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Saturday brings rain showers; Snow showers and accumulating snow Christmas Eve

Low pressure  tracking out of the Tennessee Valley will drag a cold front across east-central Ohio late this morning through early this afternoon. Rain showers will pretty much rule the day but as temperatures cool behind the front late this afternoon, we may see a few snowflakes mixing in with the rain. Precipitation will wind …

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Increasing odds for a White Christmas in the Valley

First, technical issues over the last couple of days kept me from being able to publish updates. The issue appears to be resolved today and I’ll get with tech support later this afternoon to get the lowdown. For now, I’ll get everyone caught up with the weather. While today will bring unseasonably mild temperatures to …

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Generally mild weather in the Valley this last week before Christmas

We start this last full week leading up to Christmas with a blah and gloomy day. Plenty of low level moisture will keep persistent cloud cover plus the threat of drizzle, mist and light rain going over the course of the day. On the plus side, temperatures will be mild with most neighborhoods getting into …

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Ten days until Christmas! Here are some early weather thoughts

NOTE | This post was published Friday, 12/15/2017 for subscribers. I’ve released it for public viewing 12/16. Christmas is ten days out and folks have been really putting the pressure on for a Christmas forecast. To be completely honest, detailed forecasts for Christmas are just to far out to make with ANY amount of certainty. …

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