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Regional Hourly Observations For VAN WERT County
1100 PM EST WED DEC 13 2017


   NORTHWEST OHIO
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DEFIANCE       LGT SNOW  31  28  89 NW18G31   29.43R VSB 1   WCI  19  
FINDLAY        LGT SNOW  33  28  81 W25G37    29.38R WCI  20          
TOLEDO EXPRESS LGT SNOW  25  24  96 N9        29.40R FOG     WCI  15  
TOLEDO EXEC    LGT SNOW  27  24  89 N8        29.40R FOG     WCI  19  
LIMA           CLOUDY    33  28  81 W29G36    29.42R WCI  19          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 1100pm EST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Ohio...temperatures are near 24 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light snow north, flurries central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near 15 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 18 mph with gusts at 29 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and flurries. Winds are from the west at 32 mph with gusts at 41 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 42 degrees at Cincinntai Lunken. The lowest temperature is 21 degrees at 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 VAN WERT County,OH

1003 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /903 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Light snow will diminish overnight. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

Additional light snowfall is possible Friday.

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7-Day Forecast For VAN WERT County, OH
Issued at 1057 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

TONIGHT
Snow likely through midnight, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow after midnight. Partly cloudy after midnight. New snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows around 15. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature 15 to 20. South winds around 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 30. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature around 30.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of rain possibly mixed with snow. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of measurable rain 50 percent.

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

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs around 40.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs around 40. Chance of measurable precipitation 30 percent.

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

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
                                 OHIO                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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
Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.210000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:45 EST Set 17:07 EST
Transit Meridian 12:26 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EST Ends 17:36 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 13TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
...1962...
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
December. 
...1987...
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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