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Flooding Concerns Continue into this Weekend Along With Gusty Winds

Heavy rain from last night continues to yield high water issues, with river flooding expected to persist into this weekend across portions of the Mid-Ohio Valley. When encountering flooded roads: "Turn around, Don't Drown." Also, with the combination of saturated soils and breezy to strong wind gusts through tonight, a Wind Advisory has been issued due to the possibility of uprooted trees. Read More >

Publications and Presentations

Below, you will find links to research projects focused on meteorological phenomena and events that impact the local region.  For more information on these projects or ongoing research at NWS RLX, please contact Science and Operations Officer (SOO) Jeff Hovis or Science Team Lead Nick Webb

Severe Weather
Cooper, D.T., and A.J. Vorst, 2016: Assessing the utility of normalized rotation in detecting tornado development in the Allegheny Front
Webb, N.W., Mike Zwier, and Cara Gregg: Severe Weather Climatology for the Charleston, WV WFO County Warning Area (1950-2020)
Winter Weather
Ingredients for heavy snow for the RLX CWA from Nor'easters
Berryman, J., 2020:  The Impact of Tropical Systems on WFO RLX
Weather and Society
McMullen, F.W.: Social Impacts of Graphical Forecasts