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Regional Hourly Observations For PUTNAM County
1100 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017


NORTHWEST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
WAUSEON*       LGT SNOW  25  21  86 SW16      29.88F WCI  12          
DEFIANCE       CLOUDY    25  17  72 SW10      29.91S WCI  15          
FINDLAY        CLOUDY    26  16  65 SW15      29.91F WCI  14          
TOLEDO EXPRESS LGT SNOW  25  18  74 SW14G20   29.89F WCI  13          
TOLEDO METCALF CLOUDY    25  16  68 SW15      29.91F WCI  13          
LIMA           CLOUDY    26  18  71 SW16G24   29.92F WCI  14          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 1100am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 21 degrees north, near 26 degrees central, and near 27 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 11 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the south at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 8 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 15 degrees central. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 19 degrees south. 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 29 degrees at Cincinntai Lunken. The lowest temperature is 16 degrees at Youngstown.


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 PUTNAM County,OH

504 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 /404 AM CST 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 will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PUTNAM County, OH
Issued at 927 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
Cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow through midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly 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