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A Perfect Sunday Ahead!

  • High and dry today with warm temps and plenty of sunshine. We won’t hit 90, but some will be close!
  • Weakening high pressure gives way to a cold front that approaches Monday.
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Technical Forecast

Weather Watch or Weather Warning? Here's the Difference

The National Weather Service accompanies their weather forecasts with the terms ‘Watch’ or ‘Warning.’  These terms are used to alert residents about potentially dangerous weather in their area.  226 more words

Recap of the Untiontown/Hartville, Ohio Tornado (6/18/2015)

Though Stark County, located in northeastern Ohio, generally receives a few tornado warnings each year, there has not been a confirmed tornado touchdown within county lines since August 9th, 2007. 1,172 more words

National Weather Service

Oklahoma Geological Survey warns more high-magnitude earthquakes possible

Bradon Long | Reporter

As earthquakes continue to rattle Oklahoma, researchers warn more severe quakes could be possible with continued drilling activities.

Oklahoma has seen an unprecedented increase in the number of earthquakes, at 600 times the average background rate, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey. 624 more words


Hutchinson citizens: No access to law enforcement basement during tornado

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) – Hutchinson residents who went to the city’s law enforcement center during a tornado earlier this month were allowed to stand in the lobby but couldn’t go to the basement. 101 more words


Shelby County enforces lightning policy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – At an outdoor sports field, sometimes there are hundreds of people surrounded by metal fencing and light poles.

Sports fields are one of the most dangerous places to be during a storm, because they’re a target-rich environment for lightning — this is why Shelby County and the National Weather Service put a new lightning policy into effect. 240 more words

Local News

Ohio Tornado Warnings and Reports Map (Update Following 7/19/2015 Storms)

Another round of severe weather swept through the Ohio Valley yesterday, resulting in another tornado warning that encompassed Brown and Clermont counties. Recall that Clermont County received a tornado warning last Monday, though it has been about a month since Brown Count received its last tornado warning on June 29th. 385 more words

National Weather Service