A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
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
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 WOOD County
500 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
DEFIANCE FAIR 46 14 27 NW9 30.23F
FINDLAY FAIR 48 11 22 NW12 30.21F
TOLEDO EXPRESS FAIR 47 10 22 NW14 30.22S
TOLEDO EXEC FAIR 46 9 22 NW15G22 30.22F
LIMA FAIR 41 22 46 W9 30.23F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Ohio
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Ohio...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the west at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 9 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Findlay. The lowest temperature is 35 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
Current Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI),
Current Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WOOD County,OH
312 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
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 WOOD County, OH
327 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming
partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after
midnight. Not as cool with lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain
TUESDAY Showers likely. Breezy with highs in the lower 50s.
Chance of rain 70 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY Cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Highs
in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows around 40.
THURSDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 50s.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Ohio
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal Below 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 ,
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:31 EDT Set 18:46 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:38 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 19:12 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky