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How Snow is Measured and Importance of Paved Surface Forecast

The National Weather Service seeks the help of thousands of volunteers and trained spotters to record snowfall measurements. The proper way to measure snowfall is on a piece of plywood […]

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How freezing fog can impact your operations

Dense fog contains water droplets that can freeze on exposed surfaces when temperatures drop below freezing. These surfaces include vehicles, tree branches, sidewalks, rails, and road surfaces. Fog can occur several different […]

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2019 Hurricane Outlook

The 2018 Hurricane season featured several landfalling systems with Hurricane Florence making landfall in Wrightsville Beach, NC as a strong hurricane. Hurricane Michael made landfall as a category 5 hurricane […]

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March 13, 2019 Colorado Blizzard and High Winds

March 13, 2019 is a day that will go down in Colorado history for one of the most intense extratropical lows on record in the region, bringing record low surface […]

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Recap of Winter 2018-2019 Temperatures and impacts on Heating Demand

Meteorologists generally categorize winter into 3 months: December, January, and February; with “meteorological winter” beginning on December 1st and ending on February 28th (or 29th if a leap year of […]

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Northeast Ohio Lake-effect Snow Event January 17-19, 2016

An upper level ridge was building across the Western United States on January 17th, 2016 that resulted in a corresponding trough or dip in the jet stream across the Eastern […]

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Upper Midwest Record February 2019 Snowfall

February 2019 was a record-setting month in the Upper Midwest in terms of snowfall, particularly across north central Iowa, southeast Minnesota, north central and northwest Wisconsin, and portions of the […]

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Winter 2018-2019 Outlook – 10/25/2018 Update

Winter 2018-2019 Highlights Weather models project a weak to moderate El A weak to moderate El Nino favors snowier winters in the Southern US and along the Eastern US. Current […]

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Winter 2018-2019 Outlook – 8/25/2018 Update

Winter 2018-2019 Highlights Weather models project a weak to moderate El A weak to moderate El Nino favors snowier winters in the Southern US and along the Eastern Current top […]

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Hurricane Outlook Summer 2018

Our current projection: 10-11 named storms 4-5 hurricanes 1-2 major A below average hurricane season is expected across the Atlantic Ocean this year with the combination of warming in the […]

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