BLOG: UPDATE ON WARMTH, LONGER-RANGE FORECAST

This stretch of weather has been unbelievable and it is far from over. The warmest weather is STILL to come.

Today won’t be as bright and sunny as we have a very weak front heading our way. Radar looks ominous, but much of this will shrivel up as it heads into drier air over our region.

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Hi-res futurecast….not much more than a passing shower or sprinkle late today.

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Highs today: SPRING FEVER. 70s in central and southern Ohio.

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We are not alone. These maps are based on the NWS forecasts, which are somewhat different than ours locally. Each circle represents a tied or broken record in the forecast. ndfd_record_hi_ma_1wedsrecthurecfrirec

Our current forecast. I suspect we will be taking tomorrow’s expected high up a few degrees.

 

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A high of 70 or higher is VERY rare here. All of FIVE occurrences since 1930!

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We are quickly climbing the list of warmest Februarys in Youngstown.

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The warmth will peak ahead of a strong cold front on Friday. While we may hear thunder Friday night, there is a concern for severe weather to our west during Friday. day4prob

Then a big change. Temperatures will fall all day Saturday and we might even see snowflakes in the air by the end of the day.

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The weekend cool down in just a “pause” though. Next week will not be as warm as this week but still quite mild!

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