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August 2018: Still Warm but Rainier for Ohio and Indiana

A hot end to meteorological summer with some severe weather too!

  After a warm and in some places dry month of July, temperatures started August within a few degrees of normal across the Midwest thanks to a dip in the jet stream centered over the Great Lakes...
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August 2018: Uncomfortably Hot and Humid

 As we close the books on meteorological summer (which ended on August 31st), probably the most memorable facet of August would not be flooding rains or record-breaking temperatures, but the...
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Atlantic Tropical Update

As Hurricane Florence barrels through the Atlantic toward the United States, it is easy to lose perspective on what the norm is for hurricane activity this time of year. That being said, it’s...
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What Are The Dog Days Of Summer?

When Astronomy Meets Meteorology...

We have all heard the phrase before, but what exactly are the dog days of summer? It's normally used to describe those hazy, hot and humid summer days (like this week). However, you may be wondering...
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July 2018: Warm & Dry in the Midwest

Read about weather in the Midwest!

The warmth we saw in May and June continued as a stretch of hot and very muggy conditions into the first week of July. This prolonged stretch of weather was a result of a large ridge in the jet...
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