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Regional Hourly Observations For MARION County
700 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017


  CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    21  15  78 S3        30.01F                  
OSU AIRPORT    PTCLDY    20  16  84 SW5       30.00F WCI  13          
BOLTON FIELD   PTCLDY    18  15  91 SW3       30.01S                  
RICKENBACK AFB PTCLDY    19  17  92 CALM      30.01F                  
NEWARK         CLOUDY    18  14  84 CALM      30.00F                  
MARION         NOT AVBL                                               
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    20  16  84 CALM      30.01F                  
ZANESVILLE     CLOUDY    20  16  84 CALM      30.01R                  
NEW PHILLY     NOT AVBL                                               

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 700am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 12 degrees north, near 21 degrees central, and near 19 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 6 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 3 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 22 degrees at Toledo Express, Findlay, and Defiance. The lowest temperature is 7 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MARION 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 MARION County, OH
Issued at 643 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
Cloudy. A chance of snow showers this afternoon. Little or no snow accumulation. Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Little or no snow accumulation. Not as cold with lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 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
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
                                 OHIO                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 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