Lake Effect Snow Possible Around Great Lakes

What a flip! Summer weather straight to November. Lots of below average temperatures will be common over the next couple weeks. Any warmth will mainly be well out west. Lake effect snow could fire up a couple times over the next several days in the Great Lakes. Any accumulation would not be widespread and mainly… Continue reading Lake Effect Snow Possible Around Great Lakes

How Did April Cold Affect Things?

April will soon be a distant memory, but some of its effects will linger for months. Even though many would mistake it for being late winter it’s gonna be May! Sorry I had to. Well I guess I really didn’t,  but I wanted to. April finished as the seventh coldest on record across the United… Continue reading How Did April Cold Affect Things?

Risk for Strong to Severe Storms Tuesday

Tuesday's Severe Weather Risk for Ohio

A strong low pressure system will track over the state late Tuesday afternoon and evening.  Ahead of it, a warm front will lift northward across the state, closely followed by a strong cold front Tuesday night.  Warm and humid air will flow into the state and, combined with good dynamics for thunderstorms, will allow for… Continue reading Risk for Strong to Severe Storms Tuesday

No April Fools – Cold Easter & Month Ahead

Hopefully you enjoyed the mild February because winter and spring have gotten all confused across Ohio and much of the nation. Temperatures have been well below average in many spots excluding the Gulf Coast, Texas and the central Plains. Chilly weather looks to continue as “spring” marches on. Easter will be relatively frigid with temperatures… Continue reading No April Fools – Cold Easter & Month Ahead

No April Fools – Cold Easter & Month Ahead

Hopefully you enjoyed the mild February because winter and spring have gotten all confused across Ohio and much of the nation. Temperatures have been well below average in many spots excluding the Gulf Coast, Texas and the central Plains. Chilly weather looks to continue as “spring” marches on. Easter will be relatively frigid with temperatures… Continue reading No April Fools – Cold Easter & Month Ahead

Rain Changes to Freezing Rain Today; More Rain Expected

It sure didn’t feel like late February yesterday after record breaking highs in the 70s for much of the state.  All of that is coming to a crashing end today as a strong cold front is pushing across the state.  Temperatures will fall 20+ degrees through the afternoon, compared to early morning temperatures in the… Continue reading Rain Changes to Freezing Rain Today; More Rain Expected

Active Weather Pattern This Week

The overall weather pattern for this week will be active. Multiple low pressure areas (detailed below) will affect the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and into the Northeast US during the next several days. Various winter weather headlines are already in effect across the aforementioned areas. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for portions of Illinois,… Continue reading Active Weather Pattern This Week

Cold Winter For The Eastern US Before Thaw

It’s been a cold winter so far for the eastern half of the country. 24 years ago temperatures dipped to 20 BELOW ZERO for 16% of the country. It is known as the coldest outbreak ever recorded. We said in our winter forecast that the northern Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast would be colder than… Continue reading Cold Winter For The Eastern US Before Thaw

Video: More Cold, Clipper Systems and Lake Snow

The active weather pattern dominated by a cold northwest flow just keeps on ticking. Alberta Clipper systems and troughs of low pressure will traverse across the Midwest, Great Lakes and into the Northeast the next several days. There will likely be some significant lake effect snow as a reinforcing shot of cold air moves in… Continue reading Video: More Cold, Clipper Systems and Lake Snow

Video: Check Out When Snow Is Possible

The video below has your full Snow Plow News forecast for the week ahead. If you like the white stuff then you might be happy. A few systems will track across the Midwest, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Northeast. This will setup accumulating snow chances.   Cold air moving over the warm Great Lakes likely… Continue reading Video: Check Out When Snow Is Possible