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Akron, OH

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Sunrise 7:16AMSunset 6:03PM Sunday February 17, 2019 11:00 PM EST (04:00 UTC) Moonrise 3:47PMMoonset 5:51AM Illumination 98% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 13 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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LEZ146 Expires:201902172115;;080032 Fzus51 Kcle 171525 Nshcle Nearshore Marine Forecast National Weather Service Cleveland Oh 1025 Am Est Sun Feb 17 2019 For Waters Within Five Nautical Miles Of Shore Waves Are The Significant Wave Height - The Average Of The Highest 1/3 Of The Wave Spectrum. Occasional Wave Height Is The Average Of The Highest 1/10 Of The Wave Spectrum. Lez142>146-172115- Lake Erie Nearshore Waters From Maumee Bay To Reno Beach Oh- Lake Erie Nearshore Waters From Reno Beach To The Islands Oh- Lake Erie Nearshore Waters From The Islands To Vermilion Oh- Lake Erie Nearshore Waters From Vermilion To Avon Point Oh- Lake Erie Nearshore Waters From Avon Point To Willowick Oh- 1025 Am Est Sun Feb 17 2019
Rest of today..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A slight chance of snow late this morning, then a chance of snow early this afternoon. Snow late. Waves in ice free areas 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
Tonight..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north. Snow with freezing drizzle likely with freezing rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
Monday..North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest. A chance of snow with patchy freezing drizzle in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
Monday night..North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and variable. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 foot or less. Wave heights are for ice free areas. SEe lake erie open lakes forecast for Tuesday through Thursday. The water temperature off toledo is 33 degrees, off cleveland 33 degrees and off erie 32 degrees.
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7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Akron, OH
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Area Discussion for - Cleveland, OH
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area forecast discussion
national weather service cleveland oh
944 pm est Sun feb 17 2019

Synopsis
Weak low pressure over the lower missouri valley today will
move east and enter the ohio valley region tonight before
moving off the east coast on Monday. High pressure builds back
into the great lakes region Monday night into Tuesday. A pair of
low pressure systems will then move through the area on
Wednesday and Thursday, one to the north into canada and one to
the south through the carolinas.

Near term through Monday night
Will keep winter weather advisory going at this time since some
reports of freezing rain drizzle still being reported upstream.

Expecting low to pull out to the northeast and start to pull in
cold air to the local area to change all of the precipitation
over to snow. Timing still looks like around 1 am. Otherwise,
made some major changes to forecast to clean-up the freezing
rain wording and ending it at 1 am. Temperatures overnight look
reasonable.

Original discussion...

we are seeing strong isentropic lift across ohio into northwest
pennsylvania this afternoon with the strong lift area between
central and northern ohio as of mid afternoon. Bands of moderate
to occasional heavy precipitation has develop. We have had
snowfall rates up to 1 inch per hour with some of the heavier
bands. Mping reports and the correlation coefficient on radar
showing more of a wintry mix along and south of highway 224
across central ohio. We have even seen a several lightning
strikes associated with thunder sleet and freezing rain down in
the central ohio area this afternoon.

For the rest of the evening, we expect the warm nose layer to
creep up to near the lakeshore this evening with a light wintry
mix for most of northern ohio and northwest pennsylvania.

Northwest may stay mainly light snow. We will lose the cloud ice
and nuclei late this evening and have the potential for light
freezing drizzle or mist overnight. Earlier this afternoon, we
expanded the winter weather advisory a row of counties northward
through 06z. Depending on how the freezing drizzle potential
plays out later this evening, we may have to expand the time on
the advisory if needed overnight.

Across northern ohio, we still expect a general 1 to 2 inches
with isolated higher amounts of snowfall for far northeast ohio
into northwest pa. A light coating of sleet is possible followed
by a light glaze of freezing rain and ice on objects. Ice
accumulation will be a few one hundredths of an inch to up to a
tenth of an inch possible across central ohio areas.

The area of low pressure will move east of the area by Monday
morning with northern winds and colder air aloft returning. We
will see a change back to light snow showers Monday morning
across the area with the snow showers lingering the longest for
the primary snowbelt region. All snow showers will come to an
end by Monday afternoon. Monday night will be the coldest
temperatures for the week, down in the middle teens.

Short term Tuesday through Wednesday night
High pressure over the great lakes Tuesday will drift eastward into
new england Tuesday night. This will keep conditions dry across the
region Tuesday and most of Tuesday night, with precip chances
increasing late Tuesday night into Wednesday as low pressure across
the southern plains tracks towards the western great lakes. The area
will be split between two stronger areas of convergence lift, one to
the southeast of the region with a strong low level jet mid level
forcing, and one to the northwest near the surface low. Although the
highest pops are on either side of the forecast area, there looks to
be a decent enough period of low level lift to warrant likely pops
Wednesday into Wednesday night. It looks for now to be a steady
transition from snow to rain, with perhaps a brief corridor of
freezing rain mix in between. The low will quickly track east out of
the great lakes Wednesday night, with dry conditions returning to
the area by Thursday, aside for some low lake effect chances across
northwest pa. Highs will be in the low 30s Tuesday, warming into the
upper 30s low 40s Wednesday and Thursday.

Long term Thursday through Sunday
A large area of high pressure will work east across the great lakes
Thursday night into new england by Friday. A similar looking upper
level pattern will bring the ejection of another low northeast from
the southern plains into the great lakes Saturday through Sunday.

Went with mid chance low likely pops Saturday through Sunday, with
lower confidence in specifics given model differences at this time
range. Generally above normal temperatures expected, with highs
Friday in the low 40s, and highs in the mid upper 40s possible
Saturday into Sunday, with a few spots approaching 50 degrees south
on Saturday.

Aviation 00z Monday through Friday
Nasty aviation day with areas of freezing rain and freezing
drizzle across the local area this evening. Bulk of the main
precipitation is moving off to the northeast at this time but
residual freezing drizzle rain pockets will remain for a good
chunk of the evening hours. Winter weather advisory is in effect
for the entire area through 1 am in the morning due to the
freezing precipitation. Expecting the freezing rain drizzle to
change over to all snow as low pressure moves east of the area
and forces colder air into the region aloft. Lower ceilings will
prevail through the rest of the forecast period with a
possibility of going toVFR at findlay by the end of the
forecast period. Winds will gradually shift around to the north
and then northwest tonight into tomorrow.

Outlook... Non-vfr possible Tuesday night into Thursday morning.

Marine
Low pressure will pass south of the lake tonight. Northeast flow
will gradually diminish, backing northerly by Monday morning as the
low moves out of the region. Water levels are on the higher side
across the western basin, however do not anticipate levels reaching
critical thresholds for lakeshore flooding as winds begin to subside
this evening. Will continue to monitor closely over the next several
hours. Winds will be light and variable Monday night into Tuesday as
high pressure moves across the lake. Low pressure will pass west and
north of the lake Wednesday night, with easterly winds increasing
Wednesday, veering southwest by Thursday morning. Another ridge will
bring light an variable winds Thursday night through Friday night.

Cle watches warnings advisories
Oh... Winter weather advisory until 1 am est Monday for ohz003-
006>014-017>023-027>033-036>038-047-089.

Pa... Winter weather advisory until 1 am est Monday for paz001>003.

Marine... None.

Synopsis... Griffin
near term... Griffin lombardy
short term... Greenawalt
long term... Greenawalt
aviation... Lombardy
marine... Greenawalt


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CNDO1 - 9063063 - Cleveland, OH 33 mi31 min 28°F 1007.8 hPa25°F
LORO1 45 mi31 min NE 8 G 8.9 28°F
FAIO1 - 9063053 - Fairport, OH 50 mi31 min ENE 13 G 16 27°F 33°F1007.6 hPa27°F
OWXO1 - Old Woman Creek, OH 56 mi76 min NNE 5.1 28°F 1009 hPa27°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Akron, Akron Fulton International Airport, OH4 mi67 minNNW 32.00 miFog/Mist32°F30°F92%1006.9 hPa
Akron Canton Regional Airport, OH11 mi70 minN 01.50 miFog/Mist32°F28°F88%1007.1 hPa
Wooster, Wayne County Airport, OH24 mi65 minWNW 41.75 miFog/Mist30°F28°F96%1008.1 hPa

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