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By: Buckey2745, 8:17 PM GMT on February 28, 2017
I think this might be the first moderate risk for the country so far this year, right?
I think areas west of us have a pretty good chance at some severe storms today, but I still feel bullish on our chances. I wouldn't completely rule out a storm later this afternoon as they bubble up in southern Indiana and move our way, but I think our storms will hold off until tomorrow morning when a squall comes through.
By: Buckey2745, 5:02 PM GMT on February 27, 2017
It's very rare that we have two Slight Risk days or greater in an day of February, but the fact this is the second time in less than a week just shows you how much the pattern has been anti-snow for us all winter.
The SPC has had us under Slight Risk since Day 3 of their outlook, which is actually rare in any month:
But don't get too excited. I honestly have little hope with this system to bring us anything in the way of severe weather. M...
By: Buckey2745, 2:14 PM GMT on February 24, 2017
Not many changes in the forecast from the past several days. It still appears we'll have storms after dark. The SPC still has us under and Enhanced Risk for severe storms tonight, so that hasn't been upgraded.
Here's what it looks like could happen:
Storms will begin to pop in northern Ohio, Indiana and southern Michigan this afternoon. As of now it appears that's where supercells will be most likely today. I still think you can'...
Updated: 3:32 AM GMT on February 25, 2017
By: Buckey2745, 12:21 AM GMT on February 24, 2017
Sent the drone up tonight to get a look at the storms moving through Columbus prior to the main event tomorrow night. And mother nature did not disappoint.
I'm sure we'll see more of this tomorrow. I'll start a liveblog sometime tomorrow morning.
By: Buckey2745, 3:01 PM GMT on February 23, 2017
As we get closer and closer to tomorrow night's severe threat, the threat seems more and more real. This could be a once in a decade February severe event for the Ohio Valley.
Still a day away, the SPC has areas from Columbus and westward under an Enhanced Risk for severe weather for tomorrow:
By 9pm tomorrow night, the 3km NAM already depicting discrete supercells beginning to form in to a line:
While the sim radar is n...
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