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Regional Hourly Observations For GUERNSEY County
1100 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018

COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    76  70  82 S8        30.02F                  
OSU AIRPORT    CLOUDY    75  70  84 S8        30.02F                  
BOLTON FIELD   CLOUDY    74  71  89 S7        30.03S                  
RICKENBACK AFB CLOUDY    74  71  90 S6        30.02S                  
NEWARK         CLOUDY    76  72  87 S6        30.03F                  
MARION         MOCLDY    72  70  93 S8        30.02R                  
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    75  72  90 S3        30.04S                  
ZANESVILLE     CLOUDY    74  70  87 S5        30.05R                  
NEW PHILLY     CLOUDY    74  68  81 S3        30.05S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Thursday August 16, 2018

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 76 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and thunderstorms south. In the north, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Cuyahoga County Airport. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Wooster.

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 GUERNSEY County,OH

432 AM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Locally heavy rain is possible this afternoon and tonight, which
could result in isolated flooding. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to Standard Operating Procedures.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For GUERNSEY County, OH
Issued at 859 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

Cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Thunderstorms likely. Showers likely. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers. Humid with lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Considerable cloudiness. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the morning. Humid with highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph, becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds around 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

Mainly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Mainly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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 
                   AUG 22-26    AUG 24-30    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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 August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year

Declination 13.430000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 20:26 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:17 EDT Ends 20:54 EDT

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
The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain
delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive
in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy
forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum)
A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that
lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry
spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather
Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms
in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which
toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons.
Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making
August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes
were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three
inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI.
Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region
produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD.
Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60
inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar
eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains
Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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