Wet or White Christmas? 4 Days Out

By: Buckey2745, 2:34 PM GMT on December 20, 2014

This storm has already taken on a life of its own, and we haven't even seen the first signs of it show up in the US yet. Twitter and others have named this the SantaBomb. I'm sure once time comes closer The Weather Channel will give it one of their winter storm names. But in the end, this storm could be a boom or a bust, and there isn't one person out there who could say for sure either way.

The complications that come with forecasting how this storm will...

Watching Christmas Week

By: Buckey2745, 6:37 PM GMT on December 18, 2014

I've been silent on here for a few weeks because honestly there hasn't been much to talk about. We've had a handful of storm systems roll through the area, but every one of them this month have gone north and west, leaving us with nothing but wet weather. I've had 2.07" of rain at my house this month and not a spec of snow.

This month has felt gloomier than normal. I believe we've only seen three of eighteen days with more than just a peek of sun. I woul...

Freezing Rain Likely for Rush Hour

By: Buckey2745, 2:45 AM GMT on December 02, 2014

For the second time in a couple weeks we have the threat of freezing rain for our area, right during the morning rush. The first time it happened on a weekend, luckily. This time it could be extremely impactful.

The latest HRRR shows an area of accumulation right up the I-71 corridor by 9am tomorrow morning:


I don't think accumulation will be significant by any means. But honestly it won't take that much, especially considering this will ...

Thanksgiving Travel

By: Buckey2745, 10:10 PM GMT on November 25, 2014

Tomorrow is the busiest travel day of the year for Ohioans, with many of us driving out of state for the Thanksgiving holiday. A massive coastal low may cause some issues for some, here's a look at the major highways out of state and their travel conditions for tomorrow:

Green is good travel. Orange is slow going but not terrible. Red is travel discouraged.

Last year I drove to South Carolina for Thanksgiving and we had an almost identical weat...

November 24th LiveBlog: The Wind

By: Buckey2745, 2:55 PM GMT on November 24, 2014

9:44am
The area has been under a Wind Advisory since 7am and for good reason. I just recently had a gust of 39mph from my roof mounted weather station. It's also trash day, so trash cans are blowing all over the neighborhood. We could very well see sustained winds of 40mph later today with gusts in to the 50's. That's enough to break limbs and cause power outages.

Looking at AEP's website (the largest local power provider), Franklin County has more t...

Updated: 12:15 AM GMT on November 25, 2014

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Lehman Estates
Canal Winchester, OH
Elevation: 754 ft
Temperature: 29.0 °F
Dew Point: 26.2 °F
Humidity: 89%
Wind: 5.0 mph from the ENE
Wind Gust: 6.0 mph
Updated: 8:43 AM EST on December 22, 2014

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