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HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GREAT LAKES TO WESTERN KENTUCKY CONTINUED TO PRODUCE DRY CONDITIONS AND ALMOST CLOUDLESS SKIES THIS AFTERNOON. THE ABUNDANT SUNSHINE...EVEN THOUGH NORTHERLY WINDS PREVAILED...ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB TO AFTERNOON READINGS FROM THE UPPER 70S ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SOUTH SHORE...TO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S ACROSS THE STATE. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER LAKE MICHIGAN...WAS DROPPING TO THE SOUTH AT THE END OF THE AFTERNOON...AND HAS SPREAD CLOUDS OVER THE WESTERN REGION OF THE STATE. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM ALONG THE OHIO AND INDIANA BORDERS WITH THIS DISTURBANCE OVERNIGHT. BUT FOR MOST OF THE STATE SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT WILL FALL A FEW MORE DEGREES BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MIDDLE 50S IN THE SOUTHEAST TO THE MIDDLE 60S IN THE WEST. THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL DRIFT SLOWLY TO THE EAST THROUGH FRIDAY....WITH THE SURFACE HIGH OFF TO THE EAST OF THE STATE. THIS WILL ALLOW A WARM FRONT TO LIFT TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH THE STATE. THIS WILL ALSO PRODUCE SOUTHERLY WINDS...BRINGING HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS THAT WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB TO READINGS IN THE MIDDLE 80S. ON FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...A SCATTERED SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM MAY LINGER IN THE STATE...BUT WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE LATE IN THE EVENING. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL TAIL OFF TO READINGS RANGING FROM THE MIDDLE 60S IN THE SOUTHEAST...TO THE LOWER 70S IN THE NORTHWEST. EXPECT AN INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...AS A WEAK COLD FRONT DROPS TO THE SOUTHEAST AND THROUGH THE STATE. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS BACK ACROSS THE STATE SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE COLD FRONT STALLING TO THE SOUTH OF THE OHIO VALLEY. THE HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE UPPER 80S TO THE LOWER 90S SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...THEN LEVEL OUT IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 80S ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. THE OHIO WEATHER STORY WILL BE DISCONTINUED ON JULY 1ST. QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO GARY GARNET (GARY.GARNET@NOAA.GOV OR 216-265-2382 EXT 223)
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Regional Hourly Observations For PICKAWAY County
1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018


  CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       FAIR      66  56  70 S12       30.09S                  
OSU AIRPORT    FAIR      64  57  78 S12       30.08S                  
BOLTON FIELD   FAIR      63  55  75 S13       30.09F                  
RICKENBACK AFB FAIR      63  56  78 S10G17    30.09S                  
NEWARK         FAIR      61  53  75 S6        30.09S                  
MARION         FAIR      63  55  75 S18G29    30.06R                  
LANCASTER      FAIR      64  54  69 S8        30.11S                  
ZANESVILLE     FAIR      66  53  63 SW9       30.12R                  
NEW PHILLY     FAIR      65  54  67 S8        30.11S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 65 degrees north, near 66 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are from the south at 15 mph with gusts at 24 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 68 degrees at Hamilton. The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Defiance.


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 PICKAWAY County,OH

459 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

There is a low probability for widespread hazardous weather.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Several rounds of enhanced rainfall will occur through the week. This
will lead to rises on area creeks and streams, along with the 
potential for flooding.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are asked to report rainfall totals and flooding to the 
National Weather Service.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PICKAWAY County, OH
Issued at 948 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

OVERNIGHT
Partly cloudy. Much warmer with lows around 60. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Mild. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Mild. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers in the afternoon. Not as warm with highs in the lower 60s. Temperatures falling into the lower 50s in the afternoon. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 100 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Showers. Much colder with lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Colder with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Mild. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Showers likely. Mild. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Mild. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers, mild. Highs around 60. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Showers, mild. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with showers likely in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. Mild. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Mild. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

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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 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below     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
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.920000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:18 EST Set 18:13 EST
Transit Meridian 12:45 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:52 EST Ends 18:39 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
FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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