Archives: Jeff Masters

Predicting Winter Weather

After a not-so-hot summer, many start to wonder if we’re in for another winter full of polar vortex blasts. The Old Farmer’s Almanac, a magazine which successfully predicted last year’s nasty winter, gives their answer in the latest edition. We’ll take a look forward to winter this hour and explore the science behind predicting weather trends.

Drought Devastation Continues Across the Country

The U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook released Thursday by the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center said drought conditions in Ohio and much of the continental U.S. will persist or intensify through Oct. 31, 2012. As we watch the drought continue, we’ll talk about the effects in our area on this hour.