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Regional Hourly Observations For LORAIN County
500 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017


   NORTHEAST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CLE-HOPKINS    MOCLDY     8   3  80 S5        30.02F WCI   0          
CLE-LAKEFRONT  FAIR      13   6  74 SE12      29.99F WCI  -1          
CUY CO. ARPT   NOT AVBL                                               
LORAIN-ELYRIA  FAIR       1  -5  75 SW5       30.00F WCI  -9          
ASHTABULA      FAIR       6   2  83 S5        29.98F WCI  -3          
AKRON-CANTON   MOCLDY    10   4  76 SW3       29.98F                  
WOOSTER        FAIR       1  -2  87 CALM      29.99S FOG              
MANSFIELD      MOCLDY     9   6  88 S6        29.97F WCI  -1          
YOUNGSTOWN     CLOUDY     9   6  88 S5        29.97F WCI   1          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 500am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 8 degrees north, near 20 degrees central, and near 22 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 3 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 0 degrees north. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the emergency category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 24 degrees at Cincinntai Lunken. The lowest temperature is 1 degree at Wooster and 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 LORAIN County,OH

419 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and 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.

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7-Day Forecast For LORAIN County, OH
Issued at 342 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
Cloudy. A chance of snow showers this afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Brisk with highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent. Wind chill values as low as zero this morning.

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Brisk and not as cold with lows in the lower 20s. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

SATURDAY
Cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Additional snow accumulation around an inch possible. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny in the morning, then cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.

MONDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain. Breezy with highs in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy and breezy. Lows in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny and breezy. Highs in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
                                 OHIO                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal     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
Friday December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:47 EST Set 17:07 EST
Transit Meridian 12:27 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:17 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
DECEMBER 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1945...
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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