A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES TO WESTERN KENTUCKY CONTINUED TO
PRODUCE DRY CONDITIONS AND ALMOST CLOUDLESS SKIES THIS AFTERNOON.
THE ABUNDANT SUNSHINE...EVEN THOUGH NORTHERLY WINDS
PREVAILED...ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB TO AFTERNOON READINGS FROM
THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SOUTH SHORE...TO THE MIDDLE TO
UPPER 80S ACROSS THE STATE.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVER LAKE MICHIGAN...WAS DROPPING TO THE SOUTH AT THE END OF
THE AFTERNOON...AND HAS SPREAD CLOUDS OVER THE WESTERN REGION OF THE
STATE. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR AN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORM ALONG THE OHIO AND INDIANA BORDERS WITH THIS
DISTURBANCE OVERNIGHT. BUT FOR MOST OF THE STATE SKIES WILL BE
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT WILL FALL A FEW MORE DEGREES
BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MIDDLE 50S IN THE SOUTHEAST TO THE MIDDLE 60S
IN THE WEST.
THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL DRIFT SLOWLY TO THE EAST THROUGH
FRIDAY....WITH THE SURFACE HIGH OFF TO THE EAST OF THE STATE. THIS
WILL ALLOW A WARM FRONT TO LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH THE STATE.
THIS WILL ALSO PRODUCE SOUTHERLY WINDS...BRINGING HOT AND HUMID
CONDITIONS THAT WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND
EVENING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB TO READINGS IN THE MIDDLE 80S.
ON FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...A SCATTERED SHOWER OR
THUNDERSTORM MAY LINGER IN THE STATE...BUT WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE
LATE IN THE EVENING. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL TAIL OFF TO READINGS
RANGING FROM THE MIDDLE 60S IN THE SOUTHEAST...TO THE LOWER 70S IN
EXPECT AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY...AS A WEAK COLD FRONT DROPS TO THE SOUTHEAST AND
THROUGH THE STATE. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK ACROSS THE STATE SUNDAY
NIGHT WITH THE COLD FRONT STALLING TO THE SOUTH OF THE OHIO VALLEY.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE UPPER 80S TO THE LOWER 90S
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...THEN LEVEL OUT IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S ON
MONDAY AND TUESDAY.
THE OHIO WEATHER STORY WILL BE DISCONTINUED ON JULY 1ST. QUESTIONS
SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO GARY GARNET (GARY.GARNET@NOAA.GOV OR
216-265-2382 EXT 223)
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Regional Hourly Observations For HARDIN County
600 PM EDT FRI MAR 23 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
DEFIANCE FAIR 46 15 28 N6 30.26S
FINDLAY FAIR 47 13 25 N12 30.25R
TOLEDO EXPRESS FAIR 44 15 31 N12 30.27R
TOLEDO EXEC FAIR 43 17 35 NE7 30.28R
LIMA FAIR 44 20 38 N9 30.24F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Friday March 23, 2018
Across Ohio...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. Winds are from the north at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Cincinntai Lunken. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Ashtabula.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For HARDIN County,OH
627 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For HARDIN County, OH
311 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018
Mostly clear until early morning, then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming
northeast this late evening and overnight.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Northeast
winds around 15 mph.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. East winds around
15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
MONDAY Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with
showers likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of
rain 60 percent.
TUESDAY Showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain
TUESDAY NIGHT Showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY Cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs
in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows around 40.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 50s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening, then a chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.
Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy. A chance of snow and rain showers in the
morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in
the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal
Precipitation: Above 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 ,
Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:29 EDT Set 18:47 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:37 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:03 EDT Ends 19:13 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the
late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of
total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city
killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky