A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OHIO CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS COLUMBUS CLOUDY 82 67 60 SW5 30.06F OSU AIRPORT FAIR 82 68 62 S8 30.07F BOLTON FIELD SUNNY 79 70 73 SW5 30.08S RICKENBACK AFB FAIR 79 69 71 S3 30.07S NEWARK FAIR 81 70 69 W6 30.07S MARION FAIR 81 68 64 S12 30.07S LANCASTER FAIR 80 71 74 VRB3 30.08S ZANESVILLE FAIR 81 69 67 SW5 30.08F NEW PHILLY PTSUNNY 82 69 64 S5 30.08F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Wednesday August 15, 2018
Across Ohio...temperatures are near 83 degrees north, near 82 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 84 degrees at Toledo Express, Mansfield, and Findlay. The lowest temperature is 78 degrees at Wilmington.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MEIGS County,OH
446 AM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday. A few strong to perhaps severe thunderstorms may develop Thursday afternoon and evening, and again during the day on Friday. Strong wind gusts will be the primary strong to severe storm threat. Locally heavy rainfall may also occur at times late this week. Currently, the best time frame for the greatest chances of locally heavy rainfall appears to be Thursday night across primarily the western half of West Virginia and southeast Ohio. However, the timing and placement of the heaviest rainfall may change as we head through the second half of the week. Isolated flooding impacts may occur with the heavy rainfall, but widespread flooding is not currently expected. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions by calling the toll-free spotter hotline, or by other methods detailed at www.weather.gov/rlx/reports.
7-Day Forecast For MEIGS County, OH
Issued at 1234 PM EDT Wed Aug 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
OHIO --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 20-24 AUG 22-28 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
Wednesday August 15, 2018 the 227th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.740000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:44 EDT Set 20:27 EDT Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 20:55 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
/////////////////////////// AUGUST 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1787... Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1946... Saint Louis MO was deluged with a record 8.78 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms developing ahead of a sharp cold front produced severe weather in the Upper Midwest during the afternoon and evening hours, with Minnesota and eastern South Dakota hardest hit. A thunderstorm in west central Minnesota spawned a tornado at Eagle Lake which killed one person and injured eight others. A thunder- storm in eastern South Dakota produced softball size hail at Warner. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thirty five cities in twenty states in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Lamoni IA and Baltimore MD, where the mercury hit 105 degrees. Temperatures 100 degrees or above were reported in twenty-two states. Pierre SD was the hot spot in the nation with a high of 114 degrees. Bluefield WV reported eight straight days of record heat. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in eastern New Mexico produced wind gusts to 66 mph at Clovis. Evening thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail around Hereford, Dimmitt, Ware and Dalhart. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky