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Regional Hourly Observations For KNOX County
600 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017


  CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       FAIR      32  27  81 E3        30.17S                  
OSU AIRPORT    FAIR      31  28  89 SE6       30.16S WCI  25          
BOLTON FIELD   FAIR      31  28  86 S5        30.17F WCI  27          
RICKENBACK AFB FAIR      35  29  79 S6        30.18S                  
NEWARK         FAIR      26  23  88 CALM      30.18R                  
MARION         FAIR      32  27  81 S8        30.16R WCI  25          
LANCASTER      FAIR      32  28  85 SE5       30.18R WCI  27          
ZANESVILLE     FAIR      28  23  81 CALM      30.20R                  
NEW PHILLY     FAIR      25  22  88 CALM      30.19R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 600am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 24 degrees north, near 32 degrees central, and near 39 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 39 degrees at Cincinnati. The lowest temperature is 19 degrees at Lorain/Elyria.


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 KNOX County,OH

342 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, OH
Issued at 613 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain this afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy. Patchy fog. A chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Colder with lows in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Cooler with highs in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Snow likely. Lows around 30. Chance of snow 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, then partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of snow 30 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
                                 OHIO                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Almanac Information
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:48 EST Set 17:08 EST
Transit Meridian 12:28 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:18 EST Ends 17:38 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
DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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