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

Gusty Monday, Thanksgiving Update

By: Buckey2745, 4:12 PM GMT on November 23, 2014

Yesterday morning's freezing rain event ended up being significant enough to cause multiple accidents and road closures in the early morning hours. Temperatures were above freezing by 8 or 9am and we actually made it in to the 50's by the afternoon. This is just the beginning of this storm system that will bring some rain later today and in to the overnight hours.

What could get interesting is tomorrow as the cold front actually approaches and the deepeni...

Freezing Rain Tomorrow, Snowy Thanksgiving?

By: Buckey2745, 2:38 AM GMT on November 22, 2014

We just went through some of the coldest weather we've had since January. We reached an overall low of 11.1° on Tuesday morning, with a windchill that cut to the core at -6.2°. Starting tomorrow we should regulate a little more. But first one last reminder that winter is in charge now. Tomorrow morning:


By 7am tomorrow morning we could be looking at some light freezing rain. At the time of this HRRR snapshot our surface temp will be 25° ...

Summary: Nov 16-17 Snow; Now Comes the Cold

By: Buckey2745, 8:15 PM GMT on November 17, 2014

I've got to say, this is probably one of the more significant snowfalls I have seen in November around here since I've lived here. Looking back since I've been keeping records, I've never seen a first "storm" dump this much, and certainly not this early in the season. If this is the way the season will go, we could be in for an interesting next few months.

Here's a quick look at the totals based off of reports to the NWS:


I ended up with ...

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Lehman Estates
Canal Winchester, OH
Elevation: 754 ft
Temperature: 32.9 °F
Dew Point: 23.5 °F
Humidity: 68%
Wind: 6.0 mph from the West
Wind Gust: 9.0 mph
Updated: 3:42 PM EST on November 27, 2014

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