Month: July 2019

A closer look at today’s showers and storms

Scattered showers and thunderstorms today. The most numerous showers and storms will push through during the midday and early evening. Severe thunderstorms are not expected this afternoon but a few isolated thunderstorms could bring some strong wind gusts and/or heavy rainfall. SIMULATED radar from the hi-res model: With the amount of cloud cover today, we …

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August Climate Outlook

Precipitation and temperature outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center indicate that August as a whole looks to be about average in our area.   According to the National Weather Service, the average August temperature for the Tuscarawas Valley (at New Philadelphia) ranges from 72° at the beginning of the month to 69° at the end …

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A string of mild sunny summer days

There is just not much weather coming up to discuss. The much-talked-about heat and humidity we suffered through over the weekend are gone. It’s been replaced by cooler and drier air flowing in from the north behind the cold front that was promised. It was a hot stretch of weather the last several days but …

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Hot, humid, isolated storms; Fabulous weather early next week

Today and Saturday will be hot and miserably humid. Afternoon temperatures across the area will be in the mid-90s with dew points in the mid-70s. Despite a very humid and unstable airmass overhead, there won’t be much in the way of a trigger to generate a shower or thunderstorm. A disturbance causing severe weather up …

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TUSCARAWAS COUNTY COOLING CENTERS

Exceptionally hot and humid weather in the forecast Thursday through the weekend. Heat Advisories will likely be issued with heat indices in the 100°+ range. Tuscarawas County Emergency Management has established a list of cooling centers where folks can go to get some relief if and when they need it. Please pass this around and …

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Pattern change will bring cooler temperatures after the weekend heat

Today is the beginning of the much-talked-about heatwave. There isn’t much I can add to the conversation at this point. It’s going to get very warm and very uncomfortable outside the next few days. Friday and Saturday will be the worst and an Excessive Heat Watch is in place. I’ll not waste time preaching about …

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Excessive Heat Watch Issued

The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Tuscarawas, Jefferson, Noble, Harrison, Belmont, Guernsey, Coshocton, Carroll, Columbiana, and Muskingum Counties. Heat indices of 100° to 104° are expected to affect these areas Friday and Saturday (07/19 – 07/20). Heat indices reaching 105° will trigger an Excessive Heat Warning.

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