A Dead Period

By: Buckey2745, 9:29 PM GMT on July 29, 2014

Quoting 1. TheHermit43130:

My recollection may be incorrect, but it seems like there hasn't been a "notable" summer storm since June 2012, and no notable winter storms since February 2010. At least that's how it seems to be in my little part of central Ohio.

While I do concede there have been some notable temperature abnormalities, and Hurricane Sandy was interesting, though it didn't affect us very much, and we have gotten some snow (accumul...

Updated: 9:36 PM GMT on July 29, 2014

And Now The Cool Down

By: Buckey2745, 6:03 PM GMT on July 28, 2014

Yesterday's storms have come and gone, with Columbus being spared any Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado Warnings. Overall Central Ohio faired pretty well, with only a couple areas being investigated today by the NWS for potential tornado damage in Highland and Champaign Counties.

Actually just as I typed that the Champaign County storm has been confirmed to be an EF0. Touchdown was very brief, only 100 yards, and no injuries reported luckily.

Now ...

July 27th Severe Threat

By: Buckey2745, 5:31 PM GMT on July 27, 2014

This afternoon's severe threat has been ramped down from a Moderate Risk over eastern Kentucky, just to Slight Risk for the entire region. It seems likely that a Watch will be issued for our area soon, as the SPC has placed a mesoscale discussion:


I actually think we may see our second Tornado Watch of the season, due to the fact any singular cells that develop will be in an environment favorable for rotation.

Right now we are between two...

Updated: 11:23 PM GMT on July 27, 2014

Moderate Risk for Ohio Valley

By: Buckey2745, 12:58 PM GMT on July 26, 2014

As I sort of eluded to in yesterday's post, a Moderate Risk has been issued for areas to our west today. The SPC has an area stretching roughly from Cincinnati to the southeastern corner of Iowa:


This area isn't too far off from the area I highlighted yesterday that I said would be the area of most significant severe weather.

This Moderate Risk has been issued due to the high confidence that one or more MCS's may develop in this area late...

Weekend Severe Threat

By: Buckey2745, 6:24 PM GMT on July 25, 2014

This morning's low temp didn't quite get as low as expected. I was thinking maybe 51° here in Canal Winchester. We got to a crisp 52.8° at 6:17am, which was enough for my daughter to exclaim, "I don't know if we can go swimming at daycare today!"

Well our high has hit 76° so far today with clouds streaming in, so maybe no pool today after all.

Tomorrow on the other hand looks like a much better day for a swim. Looking at the forecas...

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Humidity: 92%
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