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Regional Hourly Observations For MERCER County
600 AM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018


   NORTHWEST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DEFIANCE       CLOUDY    69  59  70 SE5       29.86F                  
FINDLAY        FAIR      67  59  75 SE8       29.88F                  
TOLEDO EXPRESS FAIR      65  58  78 CALM      29.87F                  
TOLEDO EXEC    FAIR      68  59  73 SE6       29.89F                  
LIMA           FAIR      67  62  84 S8        29.88F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and thunderstorms south. In the north, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at Ohio State University Airport, Dayton General, Columbus, and Cleveland Lakefront. The lowest temperature is 63 degrees at Wooster.


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 MERCER County,OH

404 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop today, with the
greatest potential for storms during the afternoon and evening. Some
severe storms are expected, with a threat for large hail, damaging 
winds, tornadoes, and heavy rainfall.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will likely be needed today.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MERCER County, OH
Issued at 613 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TONIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph, becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

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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 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 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 July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:56 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:37 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 21:26 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
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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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