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Regional Hourly Observations For ROSS County
800 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017


  CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    40  33  76 SE5       30.10S                  
OSU AIRPORT    CLOUDY    40  34  79 S6        30.09S                  
BOLTON FIELD   NOT AVBL                                               
RICKENBACK AFB CLOUDY    38  32  78 S5        30.10S                  
NEWARK         CLOUDY    39  32  76 CALM      30.10S                  
MARION         CLOUDY    37  34  89 S7        30.09R                  
LANCASTER      CLOUDY    37  33  85 CALM      30.10S                  
ZANESVILLE     CLOUDY    38  32  79 CALM      30.11R                  
NEW PHILLY     CLOUDY    36  33  89 SE3       30.12R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 44 degrees at Hamilton and Cincinntai Lunken. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Toledo Express and 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 ROSS County,OH

421 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ROSS County, OH
Issued at 636 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle in the evening. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

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

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 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 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     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
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:48 EST Set 17:08 EST
Transit Meridian 12:28 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:18 EST Ends 17:38 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 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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