Archive for April, 2021

Iceland Volcano LIVE

April 29, 2021

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Catch Up

April 28, 2021

A steady, and in some cases, periodically heavy rain between Wedsnesday evening and Thursday evening will place a dent in the rainfall deficit (4-5 inches below normal since 2021 began).

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Summery Preview

April 26, 2021

Looks like many backyards will shoot for 80°F on Tuesday!

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Get Ready For Wednesday

April 19, 2021

It may be a beautiful Monday morning, but a late-season snowy system threatens to make life challenging in the Ohio Valley on Wednesday. Let’s explore the details in Episode #179. My plan is to release a special Tuesday edition of WeatherJazz® tomorrow with FOX 8 morning meteorologist Scott Sabol as details of the next snowy […]

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The Cruelty Of April

April 18, 2021

There are simply moments in April (even May) during which you have to grab as many straws as you are able. The straws to which I make reference are those of spring artifacts of all kinds. Why? Because March, April, and even May can be cruel months that tantalize you with some amazing days only […]

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The Stabilizing Influence

April 17, 2021

Once the weather begins to warm up in mid to late spring, the Great Lakes switches from being a source of convection and lake effect to a stabilizing source, especially near the shoreline. Granted, it comes at a price of keeping surface temperatures quite a bit cooler compared to inland areas, but the amount of […]

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NASA’s Helicopter On Mars

April 14, 2021

Flying a helicopter drone on Mars is no easy task! The most important hurdle to clear is the fact that the Martian atmosphere is very, very, very thin compared to Earth’s rich, life-giving atmosphere. Jaakko Karras is a robotics electrical engineer with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and he joined me for this episode of WeatherJazz® […]

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Cinnamon Bun In The Sky

April 12, 2021

This is the time of year when cool-cold cut-off low pressure systems frequently pay NEOhio a visit. These systems look like giant, glazed cinnamon buns on the visible satellite images! Because they move slowly, the cool, showery pattern typically lasts 1-2+ days. Click on the image below to expand the high-resolution image. This is the […]

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A Crazy April So Far

April 5, 2021

WeatherJazz® is a podcast in constant motion forward! I’m always trying to take it to the next level. Enter “” from near London. Mike and Isabella Russell have a fabulous weekly LIVE YouTube show called Free Jingle Friday. Last Friday, I jumped into their sphere of influence by hiring them to make me a “Meteorological […]

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