Archive for January, 2020

Episode #099: Blizzard Of 1978

January 26, 2020

This weekend marks the 42nd anniversary of the Big Blizzard of 1978 for Ohio. Two years ago, local blogger and writer Rose Moore wrote a great piece on what that blizzard was like. Rose, a big fan of WeatherJazz┬«, gave me permission to read most of her story for this episode. I strongly encourage you […]

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Episode #098: Finger Lake Effect

January 20, 2020

Anyone who understands how lake effect snow is generated by the atmosphere might be tempted to say that a relatively small or skinny lake could not be the source of lake effect snow. However, if the conditions are just right (like they were this morning), it can happen!

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Episode #097: The Amazing Pine Tree

January 17, 2020

How is it that we never seem to see pine tree branches break off under the pressure of very heavy snow while other trees are easily damaged or even killed when the weight of snow takes out huge branches? Let’s take a closer look at the amazing pine tree of the northern U.S. states. Here […]

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Episode #096: Crazy Weekend

January 10, 2020

Get ready for a wild weather weekend in much of the USA. We’ll take a look at the two strong storms affecting the lower 48 states. Specifically for Ohio, it means high winds and record highs possible for Saturday.

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Episode #095: Winter So Far

January 7, 2020

So far this winter, there hasn’t been a whole lot of snow (….yet). Let’s take a look at the seasonal snow totals for Ohio thus far and look around the northeast quarter of the USA for where the snow IS falling! Snowfall Deficit as of January 7: -13.4″ Cleveland -17.8″ Erie, PA -10.4″ Mansfield -8.4″ […]

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