Month: February 2021

Cold and breezy today; The next storm system arrives on Thursday

Posted 9:30 AM EST Tuesday, February 16, 2021 I always try to convey the uncertainties with my winter forecasts and this storm showed that sometimes those uncertainties turn out to be the correct path. Instead of a boatload of snow we ended up with sleet and ice. I think most of us would rather have …

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Monday PM Winter Storm Update

Posted 8:30 PM Monday, February 15, 2021 Well, I guess we can rule out this being a big snow producer. If you read my morning update you know I was concerned about warm air in the mid-levels nosing in overhead. That now can be verified. Sleet has been the primary precipitation type so far with …

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Monday AM Winter Storm Update

Posted 9:30 AM Monday, February 15, 2021 It appears that our winter storm is off to a good start this morning. Our first thump of snow is moving through out ahead of the main low pressure is moving through. Early snow reports from a few locations around the Valley indicate about a ballpark 1″ to …

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Sunday Afternoon Winter Storm Update – Snow amount adjustments

Posted 2:30 PM Sunday, February 14, 2021 If you read my morning update you’ll know that there was a northward trend of warm air aloft with our winter storm. Good snow forecasts can be very difficult with these storm systems coming up from the south due to warm air aloft overriding cold air at the …

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Sunday AM Winter Storm Update

Posted 10:30 AM Sunday, February 14, 2021 A disruptive winter storm will impact the east-central Ohio region over the next 36 to 48 hours. National Weather Service offices in Cleveland and Wilmington have upgraded their Watch to a Warning early this morning. The Pittsburgh office will follow suite at some point today. Recipharm Stockholm AB, …

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Updated Winter Storm Snowfall Map

Posted 12:30 PM Saturday, February 13, 2021 I promised an updated area snowfall map for the total amount of snow I’m expecting with the incoming winter storm. Note that the snow will come in two waves – the first wave Sunday night into Monday morning can produce 3 to 5 inches of light fluffy snow. …

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Winter Storm likely Monday and Tuesday

Posted 10:30 AM Saturday, February 13, 2021 Now that we’re less than 48 hours out from the impending winter storm we can start thinking about local impacts and snow amounts. We’ve got lots to talk about today. The models have shown better agreement over the last 24 hours with how our early week storm system …

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Light snow on Saturday; Impactful winter weather Monday and Tuesday of next week

Posted 10:00 AM Friday, February 12, 2021 A few snow flurries this morning are associated with a weak upper-level tough sinking south through east-central Ohio. We won’t see much more than a coating of light snow from this as it quickly exits to the southeast. Cloud cover will gradually thin some this afternoon and allow …

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Mainly dry conditions through Saturday; Impactful winter storm early next week?

Posted 10:15 AM Thursday, February 11, 2021 Weak high pressure will bring a dry day to the Valley today. There can be light snow/flurries yet this morning as the system that brought snow last night continues exiting east of the area. There will even be some hazy sunshine at times during the afternoon. It will …

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