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November Outlook for the Ohio Valley

October is going to go down as a “Tale of Two Halves” if I may pun Charles Dickens’ work of a “Tale of Two Cities”. Outside of the very cool first couple of days at the beginning of the month the weather turned sunny and very dry, a call that was made here in mid [...]

Major Hurricane Potential For Florida or Model Mayhem?

While I missed the weak tropical storm for the beginning of the last week hitting around Florida, it appears that I was just a week too early. The problem with this story is it could be a much more formidable storm. On Sunday, Tropical Depression 18 formed in the western Caribbean and currently sits as [...]

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Another Unusual Storm Leads to More Extremes

Countless times over the last several months unusual storms have been occurring across the World and the United States. While no single storm can be placed on Climate Change or Global Warming, it is apparent that the overall climate on Earth is changing quite drastically. Stronger than average earthquakes are occurring literally every day and [...]

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Roller Coast Weather Takes Over as Change to Colder Settles In

Up and down, back and forth, forwards and backwards can be the main words to describe the weather pattern over the next couple of weeks. A surge to the middle 70s to middle 80s occurred Sunday but will be rudely replaced by middle 40s to middle 50s on Wednesday. Warm, strong southerly breezes in front [...]

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“Indian Summer” Gone, Fall Storminess Returns

Hopefully many went out and enjoyed the last 10 days of mostly dry, mostly sunny, and pleasantly warm temperatures because that time is all but over. Temperatures for the next 5 days will not be too bad but after Monday any sustained warm temperatures seem to be over for the 2011 season. A cold front [...]

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Weather Turns Cooler and Unsettled, then Snow?

I have been watching models for several days now seeing if one run would show the potential of snow for a few areas across the Ohio Valley region past October 20th. Needless to say, the GFS has went that way. As stated many times models will flip back and forth but the overall message I [...]

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Unsettled Weather Returns Mid Week, Growing Cooler Late

The great weather continues but changes are coming. The great weather that will last over a week will start to change by late Tuesday and really begin to change by late next week. Hopefully you took advantage or will take advantage of the notice that the first 10-14 days of October, outside the 1st day [...]

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Gorgeous Weather Continues But For How Long?

As advertised last week, while the region was socked in with clouds and on and off rain showers, light was at the end of the tunnel. By late Saturday in the west and early Tuesday if the far east, that light had stretched across the region in the form of brilliant sunshine. That trend will [...]

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Cloudy, Cool, and Wet Turns Sunny and Cool Then Mild

The stagnant weather pattern that most of the region has been in since the beginning of last week is about to pull a 180 degree turn in the next couple of days. With constant threats of rain and cool temperatures expect sunshine and mild conditions starting next week. The slow, broad cut off low that [...]

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Cut Off Low Lingers, Then Frosty

Thanks to a very slow moving cut off low clouds and rain have set up a home since late Thursday across much of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. While we did have periods of sunshine and pleasant temperatures, rain was always around in some areas. Late on Sunday a surface low with a cold front and [...]

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