Unusual Weather Patterns Grip Cincinnati and the Country this Spring

“April 2017 was the USA's second-wettest April on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has reported. The average national precipitation total for April was 3.43 inches, which is 0.91 inch above average. Only April 1957 was wetter.” http://www.wkyc.com/weather/sog-story-april-was-usas-2nd-wettest-on-record/437907025     https://youtu.be/NMMXASWFURo This has been a very rough Spring for Cincinnati thus far with record rainfall and many severe thunderstorms. There have even been tornadoes in some places. Cincinnati is not the only place with higher than average rainfall. It has been this way all around the U.S. Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding ripped through the Cincinnati area in March and April. Much damage was done to people’s property during these storms and there was a lot of flooding. Many trees were uprooted because of the major wind and already soggy ground. Brian Coniglio, a National Weather Service meteorologist states: “The Ohio River Valley is prone to severe weather because its location on a transition zone between cooler northern temperatures and warmer southern temperatures, which produces strong fronts.” This type of weather wreaks havoc not only on people’s homes but [...]