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Regional Hourly Observations For VAN WERT County
1200 AM EDT WED OCT 24 2018


   NORTHWEST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DEFIANCE       FAIR      38  33  82 NW6       30.31R                  
FINDLAY        FAIR      41  32  70 NW6       30.28R                  
TOLEDO EXPRESS FAIR      42  32  67 N6        30.30R                  
TOLEDO EXEC    FAIR      43  33  68 N9        30.30R                  
LIMA           FAIR      42  35  76 N7        30.29R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 42 degrees central, and near 46 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the north at 15 mph with gusts at 24 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Cleveland Lakefront and Cleveland Hopkins. The lowest temperature is 34 degrees at Lancaster.


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 VAN WERT County,OH

427 AM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018 /327 AM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

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 VAN WERT County, OH
Issued at 1157 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

OVERNIGHT
Clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows around 30. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 50. East winds around 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.

SUNDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 50.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming 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 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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
Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:52 EDT Set 18:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:15 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:25 EDT Ends 19:05 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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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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