Weather

Catch Up

Posted by on April 28, 2021 at 9:46 pm

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).

Summery Preview

Posted by on April 26, 2021 at 10:06 pm

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

Get Ready For Wednesday

Posted by on April 19, 2021 at 4:16 pm

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 […]

The Cruelty Of April

Posted by on April 18, 2021 at 10:56 pm

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 […]

The Stabilizing Influence

Posted by on April 17, 2021 at 6:34 pm

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 […]

Cinnamon Bun In The Sky

Posted by on April 12, 2021 at 4:28 pm

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 […]

A Crazy April So Far

Posted by on April 5, 2021 at 3:50 pm

WeatherJazz® is a podcast in constant motion forward! I’m always trying to take it to the next level. Enter “MRC.fm” 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 […]

Bye, Bye Chatham!

Posted by on March 31, 2021 at 6:13 pm

Today is a historic science day for Chatham, Massachusetts. At 8:00 AM EDT, a weather balloon was launched for the last time at that location. The reason, however, is NOT because we no longer need the data. Let’s explore the reason behind Chatham’s decommissioning in today’s episode of WeatherJazz®. LINK to NOAA’s Observation Systems HERE. […]

Eclectic Temperature Ride

Posted by on March 29, 2021 at 11:30 pm

March is THE most eclectic month of the year with the greatest number of days in which a temperature rise or fall of more than 20°F occurred from the day previous! Here is one of the model forecasts fore the next 17 days:

Active Tornado Risk SE

Posted by on March 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The southeastern states are under the gun today with an elevated risk for severe weather, including tornadoes. NEOhio will not see severe weather from this system, but will see widespread showers moving up from the south on Thursday.