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Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Local Research

The Six Tornadoes of May 24, 2017 -- PNG -- PDF
  Andrew Hatzos, NWS Wilmington Ohio.
  Presented at the National Weather Association 43rd Annual Meeting in August 2018.

Weak Tornadoes in the Ohio Valley: A Pre-Storm Environment Assessment -- PNG -- PDF
  Kristen Cassady, NWS Wilmington Ohio.
  Presented at the National Weather Association 43rd Annual Meeting in August 2018.

Ensuring Effective Snow Squall Messaging and Action by Decreasing False Alarms -- PNG -- PDF
  Ashley Novak, NWS Wilmington Ohio.
  Presented at the National Weather Association 42nd Annual Meeting in September 2017.

TDWR Detection of QLCS Tornadoes -- PNG -- PDF
  Andrew Hatzos, NWS Wilmington Ohio.
  Presented at the National Weather Association 41st Annual Meeting in September 2016.

Snow Squalls: An Observed Sounding Perspective -- PNG -- PDF
  Brian Haines and Michael Kurz, NWS Wilmington Ohio.
  Presented at the National Weather Association 41st Annual Meeting in September 2016.