Abnormally Cool July Continues

By: Buckey2745, 7:27 PM GMT on July 21, 2014

Isn't it funny how "good" weather doesn't get nearly as much press as weather that is a little above normal? I'm talking about our substantially below normal temps here in the Columbus area this month. Yesterday broke a streak I had going here at my house of 5 consecutive days below 80°. It just barely hit 80.1° late yesterday afternoon for a very brief time. These temps are about 15° below average for the most part. But if we hit 90 this summer it's been...

Lots of Rain, Storms Possible

By: Buckey2745, 5:50 PM GMT on July 14, 2014

The first fourteen days of July have been wetter than all but two months of the entire year. So far here in Canal Winchester I've recorded 4.06" of rain, counting this morning's absolute downpour. July is typically one of our hottest and driest months, but high humidity and copious amounts of rain have proven the climatology wrong.

Yesterday's Severe Thunderstorm Watch and subsequent Warning was a little ill advised for the Columbus area. Today's a new da...

Updated: 12:10 AM GMT on July 15, 2014

Heat is On, Severe Unlikely Now

By: Buckey2745, 6:43 PM GMT on July 01, 2014

Last night's derecho, or more like a long lived MCS, did eventually make it to our area around 5:30am. Those storms had all but died off, but because it made it so far east so early, that ruined my forecast from yesterday that predicted the remnants would act as an area of forcing for storms this afternoon.

Instead we are just looking at plain old hot and humid conditions going in to the afternoon. I think it'll be close to see if we have our hottest day ...

Severe Weather Possible on Tuesday

By: Buckey2745, 8:17 PM GMT on June 30, 2014

Believe it or not we haven't had any sort of Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Franklin County in over 11 days. Seems so unlikely since just about every day for the past couple weeks has had unsettled weather and at least the threat for storms. It's been humid and the atmosphere has felt ripe for a storm to cut loose for quite a while now. In fact, 15 of the past 16 days have been at least in the 80's, with a couple of those in the 90's.

It's been so humid ...

Flying Trampolines

By: Buckey2745, 5:27 PM GMT on June 24, 2014

Apparently last night's storms in the Columbus area made my kid's trampoline take off:

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Elevation: 754 ft
Temperature: 65.8 °F
Dew Point: 63.1 °F
Humidity: 91%
Wind: 1.0 mph from the North
Wind Gust: 4.0 mph
Updated: 10:20 PM EDT on July 23, 2014

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