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McCall Vrydaghs


Dayton, OH, United States

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Past articles by McCall:

Snow chance for Sunday: What we know right now

As we wrap up the second week of January with minimal snow so far this season, a storm system set to pass near or through the Miami Valley this weekend may finally bring us more than a coating of snow. → Read More

Record Warmth to End December

You don't have to be a meteorologist to know temperatures have been abnormally warm for what the Miami Valley would typically experience at the end of December. But, how warm? Let me tell you. → Read More

Wet weather may cause delays for Christmas travelers

A Christmas Day storm is approaching, but sadly this could cause some problems for travelers around the region. The one positive thing is temperatures will be too warm to support snow which would create a much worse scenario, whether on the ground or in the sky. → Read More

Warmer and Wetter Winter Expected for the Miami Valley

The first official day of winter is still about a month away, but we've already started feeling a drop in temperatures and have seen a few snowflakes, too. So, what does that mean for this upcoming winter? → Read More

First Flakes of the Season Possible this Weekend

As we enter mid-November it's not out of the question to see our first snowfall. In fact, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, Ohio. the average first day of measurable snow for Dayton is typically around November 23rd, but has been recorded as early as October 18th. → Read More

Trick-or-Treat Forecast for the Miami Valley

Halloween is this weekend, and depending on when your neighborhood is planning Beggar's Night, you might want to check the forecast first. → Read More

It’s BACK! La Niña Emerges for Second Winter in a Row

According to NOAA, a La Niña pattern has developed and “will extend through the second winter in a row”. This could lead to a wetter and perhaps milder winter for the Miami Valley. → Read More

Astronomical versus Meteorological Fall

September 1st marks the beginning of meteorological fall. → Read More

Near record warmth this weekend

Summer-like heat continues through the weekend and the Dayton area will come close to record high temperatures at times. → Read More

Spring Snow: How Rare is it?

We have entered the second half of April and while many are thinking spring, Mother Nature has other plans for the Miami Valley. The Storm Center 7 team is calling for snow this week, and that might have you wondering how common it is for snow to fall this time of year. Well, the answer might surprise you. > The weather is going to feel and look more like winter Tuesday night - Wednesday… → Read More

Reds Home Opener 2021: Flurries at First Pitch

Baseball season is upon us, and Reds fans can’t wait to see their favorite players hit the field this year. Unfortunately, the weather will not be the best in Cincinnati. → Read More

Severe Weather Outlook 2021 for the Miami Valley

Severe weather season 2021 is fast approaching and WHIO Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs is breaking down her outlook for the next three months in the Miami Valley. → Read More

Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Black History Month

February is Black History Month, so WHIO Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs sat down with WHIO Meteorologist Dontae Jones to discuss diversity in the broadcast meteorology industry. → Read More

What We Know: Snowstorm potential early next week

All eyes are on a snow-storm expected to hit the Miami Valley early next week with the potential for the greatest impacts we’ve seen all season. Of course, the details of this storm still need to be ironed out as it’s several days away, but here is what we know right now. * A strong area of low pressure is expected to develop in the central plains this weekend then track northeast to Ohio on… → Read More

Flash freeze leads to morning crashes in Miami Valley

Several crashes were reported on area highways this morning, which may have been caused by a "flash freeze." Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs explains. → Read More

Winter Storm to impact the Miami Valley this Weekend

Snow and rain may bring messy roads to the Miami Valley this weekend. → Read More

Wintry weather approaches the Miami Valley late weekend

All eyes are on our next weather-maker set to hit the Miami Valley late this weekend into the early next week. A strong area of low pressure is developing along the west coast of the United States with a track taking it across the Rockies then toward the Miami Valley by Sunday. There is still a lot of uncertainty as to where the low will track over the Miami Valley. This is important because it… → Read More

A polar vortex disruption could lead to colder weeks ahead

‘Tis that time of year when you’ll start hearing the phrase “Polar Vortex”, and the possibility of cold weather outbreaks. In fact, over the past few days, you may have heard those two words being used in reference to what might happen later this month. Before I tell you when and how cold it will get, let’s define what polar vortex actually means. According to the National Weather Service, the… → Read More

What causes the ‘Northern Lights’

The science behind the Norther Light. What causes them and why they don't happen more often. → Read More

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas?

Have you been dreaming of a White Christmas? If so, let’s take a look at all the ingredients that make a White Christmas and discuss our chances of seeing one this year. → Read More