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Regional Hourly Observations For FAIRFIELD County
300 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017

COLUMBUS       LGT SNOW  31  25  78 NW23G32   29.62R WCI  18          
OSU AIRPORT    FLURRIES  29  23  78 NW18G33   29.64R WCI  16          
BOLTON FIELD   LGT SNOW  31  25  77 NW15G24   29.64R WCI  20          
RICKENBACK AFB CLOUDY    32  24  73 NW22G32   29.64R WCI  19          
NEWARK         LGT SNOW  32  25  75 W21G30    29.60R WCI  20          
MARION         LGT SNOW  25  21  85 NW17G24   29.64R FOG     WCI  12  
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    32  24  72 NW21G33   29.63R WCI  20          
ZANESVILLE     LGT SNOW  33  26  75 W23G35    29.57R WCI  21          
NEW PHILLY     NOT AVBL                                               

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 300am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 28 degrees north, near 31 degrees central, and near 33 degrees south. Current sky conditions are flurries north, light snow central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to flurries. The wind chill is near 19 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 23 mph with gusts at 32 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 18 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 28 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 35 degrees at Cincinntai Lunken. The lowest temperature is 17 degrees at Defiance.

Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For FAIRFIELD County,OH

958 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for East Central Indiana, 
Southeast Indiana, Northeast Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, Central 
Ohio, Southwest Ohio and West Central Ohio.

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FAIRFIELD County, OH
Issued at 1219 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017


Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds around 20 mph, becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph late. Gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph, diminishing to around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers in the morning, then cloudy with a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps, TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip, Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:46 EST Set 17:07 EST
Transit Meridian 12:26 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EST Ends 17:37 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky