Month: March 2021

Wednesday’s local rain chances and the snow and cold coming our way

Posted Tuesday PM March 30, 2021 I just wanted to get a quick update out on the rain, snow, and cold we’re expecting the next couple of days. Rain showers will move in overnight as a sharp cold front advances into east-central Ohio. Current guidance shows rain getting underway locally at around 2:00 AM or …

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Colder temperatures arriving on Wednesday can bring wet snow Wednesday night

Posted Tuesday AM, March 30, 2021 High pressure over the mid-Atlantic will supply a warm southerly wind today pushing afternoon temperatures to the 70-degree mark locally. Our southern communities will add a degree or two. Today will be the nicest spring day of the week. South winds will turn a bit breezy this afternoon as …

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Warming up Tuesday but sharply colder temperatures will move in for the second half of the week

Posted Monday AM, March 29, 2021 After a chilly start with temperatures around freezing, high pressure will bring clearing skies and bright sunshine to the Valley this afternoon. Temperatures today should warm to a few degrees below average topping out in the low-50s. The normal high for late March locally is around 58°. The center …

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The wind subsides and sunshine returns; Dry on Saturday with showers returning for Sunday

Posted Friday AM March 26, 2021 Strong gusty west winds across the Valley this morning will gradually diminish through the afternoon as a cold front exits to the south. Wind readings around the area early this morning showed wind gusts in downtown New Phila 53 mph at 7:04 am; Sugarcreek had a gust of 51 …

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Local timing for the thunderstorms and high wind expected later today and tonight

Posted Thursday 9:15 AM, March 25, 2021 There are not many changes needed in the forecast for today and Friday. The bulk of our weather will be quiet especially this morning and early afternoon. Clouds will lower and thicken as the day progresses but we should see no weather issues until mid/late afternoon in the …

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High Wind Watch issued for our area

The potential for some very gusty winds to develop Thursday night into Friday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a High Wind Watch for our area. Winds of this magnitude are capable of causing damage to trees and power lines. Power outages are possible. Loose objects can be launched into siding and windows …

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Spring Severe Weather Preparedness: Step 4 Know the Threat

Published Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Tornadoes get all the attention and people freak out over the prospects of a tornado. In reality, tornadoes are only one threat when it comes to severe weather in the spring and summer. Other threats are just as dangerous – if not more – than tornadoes. Lightning and straight-line winds …

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Rain, thunderstorms, strong wind Thursday and Friday

Posted AM Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Odds for a scattered shower or sprinkle will decrease this morning setting the stage for a warm and mostly sunny afternoon in the Valley. Temperatures across the region will reach the low-70s in all locations. We will stay dry with mild temperatures locally overnight. Our weather will turn more …

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Spotty light rain chances return tonight; More active weather sets up Thursday night

Posted Tuesday AM March 23, 2021 As many of us know, March can often bring fairly miserable weather in the Valley. This year has been pretty mild with much more sun than we normally expect. I don’t hear many complaints, but it is sort of unusual to have this much pleasant weather during what is …

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