63-inches of snow have fallen in Erie, Pa. since Christmas Eve, NWS says

Published: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 @ 11:11 AM
Updated: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 1:10 PM

Lake-effect snow in Erie, Pa. made many interstates and roads impassable.

UPDATE @ 1:10 p.m. (Dec. 27)

Erie, Pa. has now received over 63-inches of snow since Christmas Eve, adding to an already historic total. 

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Just on Christmas Day alone, the city received 34-inches of snow, shattering the previous record of 20-inches in a 24-hour period, set in 1956, according to the National Weather Service.. 

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Wednesday morning, the Erie International Airport received 1.3-inches of snow, setting the three-day storm total to 63.8-inches, the NWS said. 

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The monthly total for Erie, Pa. has now reached 97-inches, 30-inches more than the previous highest total on record, 66.9-inches, set in December 1989.

Yesterday, the National Weather Service said a 30-hour total of snowfall in Erie, Pa. surpassed the total amount of snow Dayton received in 2015, 2016, and 2017 combined. 


Snowfall totals in a 30-hour period since Sunday in Erie, Pa. have surpassed the amount of snow Dayton received in 2015, 2016, and 2017, combined, according to the National Weather Service. 

Since Sunday, Erie, Pa. has received 53-inches of snow during one storm, which shattered a Pennsylvania state record for most snowfall over a two-day period, the weather service said. 

The historic snowfall also prompted the Erie International Airport to shut down on Christmas Day, according to CBS affiliate WSEE-TV in Erie. Early flights Tuesday morning were also cancelled, the station reported. 

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WPAFB Tuesday Weather: Showers continue for the day 

Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 @ 12:31 AM

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—Another soggy day is in the forecast with on and off showers expected, said Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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It will be breezy at times with temperatures still a bit below normal, hovering in the upper 50s by late afternoon. Showers will gradually taper off late tonight with temperatures dropping back into the upper 40s by morning.

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The region will dry out on Wednesday but it may take much of the day for the clouds to break. Highs will rebound to near 60 degrees and then climb into the lower 60s Thursday as sunshine returns.

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WPAFB Monday Weather: Showers to move in late morning, early afternoon

Published: Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—A dry morning commute is expected today, but grab the umbrella as you head out as rain is expected to move in, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar.
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The best chance for this rain will come in the afternoon, but we may see that rain as early as the late morning hours.

Showers are expected this afternoon and this early evening, which means your drive home will likely be a wet one and you’ll want to give yourself some extra time. A few lingering showers are expected later this evening, but more dry time is expected after sunset.

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Highs today will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s.

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Tree pollen staying high this weekend 

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 5:50 AM
Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 4:50 PM

Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini talks about the pollen counts this weekend.

This time of year if you notice your allergy symptoms, it is likely because of a toss-up between tree pollen or the mold spores, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

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Tree pollen is what typically spikes in April and May. Mold spores, during a wet time of year, also can be high. This time of year we can get low amounts of grass pollen in the air as well.

This weekend, sunshine and warm, breezy conditions will allow the tree pollen to climb quickly, while dry weather will allow the mold spores to drop. 

If you suffer from spring allergies, you likely will notice your symptoms this weekend.

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Frost Advisory for parts of the region in effect overnight

Published: Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 3:26 AM
Updated: Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 2:20 AM

Great weather continues through the weekend.

Mainly clear skies will remain with chilly conditions overnight, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said. Temperatures drop into the middle 30s. Some patchy frost will be possible, especially east.


  • Clear and chilly overnight
  • Frost Advisory is in effect from 2 to 9 a.m. Saturday for Clinton, Greene and Warren counties
  • Lyrid meteor showers peak late Saturday night

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Saturday: Expect high clouds to allow for filtered sunshine. Temperatures will continue to climb with highs near 60 degrees.

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>> Clear skies in time for Lyrid Meteor Shower this weekend

Sunday: A mix of sun and clouds will end the weekend with near seasonable temperatures in the lower 60s.

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Monday: Partly cloudy skies will start the workweek. Highs will reach into the middle 60s.

Tuesday: Skies will become mostly cloudy with a chance for showers. Highs will drop back into the upper 50s.

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Wednesday: Scattered showers are expected with a high near 60 degrees.

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