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|Sunrise 7:48AM||Sunset 6:58PM||Thursday October 17, 2019 1:32 PM EDT (17:32 UTC)||Moonrise 8:29PM||Moonset 10:20AM||Illumination 83%|
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Area Discussion for - Wilmington, OH  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service wilmington oh
915 am edt Thu oct 17 2019
Below normal temperatures will continue through tonight before a
warming trend evolves for the end of the workweek into the
upcoming weekend with dry conditions expected. Above normal
temperatures are expected Sunday into early next week ahead of
the next main system forecast to impact the region with
increased precipitation chances Monday and Monday night. A
return to cooler conditions will evolve for Tuesday and beyond.
Near term until 6 pm this evening
A weak disturbance today will lead to the potential for a few
sprinkles this afternoon. Most locations are expected to stay
dry however. This will also keep some cloud cover across a
large portion of the region today. Cool northwest winds will be
present today. There will be the potential for some wind gusts
to continue through the day today, however expect winds to be
less than yesterday. In general expect some wind gusts around 20
to 25 mph around primarily central ohio today. Cloud cover will
keep temperatures down some with high temperatures only in the
50s today. Went with guidance temperatures for high temperatures
today. Some upper 50s will be possible across the tri-state
where cloud cover will begin to dissipate and move out of the
area later in the day.
Short term 6 pm this evening through 6 pm Friday
The relaxing pressure gradient and gradually clearing skies
tonight will set the stage for frost potential across a large
portion of the area. In fact, if skies are able to clear enough
in central south-central ohio late tonight, just about
everywhere will see the potential for at least some patchy
frost. More widespread frost will be possible near west of the
i-75 corridor where clearer skies and calmer winds will be more
conducive to widespread frost development.
Lows tonight will bottom out in the mid to upper 30s with some
rural lower 30s not completely out of the realm of
possibilities. Will continue to highlight frost potential in the
hwo as a widespread freeze appears unlikely at this time.
Surface high pressure will build into the area on Friday,
providing abundant sunshine and a respectable rebound in
temperatures during the afternoon as highs top out a degree or
two either side of the 60-degree mark area-wide.
Long term Friday night through Wednesday
To start the weekend, attention shifts to the potential phasing of
two separate features. One is a potential area of tropical low
pressure (invest 96l) moving through the florida panhandle and the
other is a weakening shortwave moving through the ohio valley. Model
guidance are becoming less certain on these two features merging
together, keeping the forecast area fairly dry for Saturday night
and Sunday. With this evening 00z model output showing less
potential, kept rainfall potential between 20-30%. Despite the
pessimistic odds, these odds could increase depending on the
future development of #96l. A further west track could mean
better moisture reaching the area by Saturday evening. Weak
500mb ridging forms quickly behind these two features, promoting
decreasing rain chances Sunday afternoon and overnight. High
temperatures both Saturday and Sunday comfortably reach into the
60s and 70s.
The more impressive feature arrives early next week as an upper
level short wave initiates an area of low pressure over the
north central great plains late Sunday evening and into Monday. The
area of low pressure tracks northeastward into the northern great
lakes Monday with its associated cold front stretching southward
toward the gulf coast. Within the warm sector airmass, breezy and|
warm conditions are forecast for Monday along with increasing rain
chances late in the day. This evening's model guidance remains fixed
on a cold front passage time of Monday night into early Tuesday
With the strong dynamics associated with this feature, long-
range cips analog guidance was reviewed and it revealed that severe
weather has occurred with similar pressure patterns in past. While
overall instability is marginal at best, veering winds that
strengthen with height suggest long-curved shaped hodograph and a
potential tornado threat with any line of thunderstorms that moves
through the area. While still a distance away, this system is a
reminder that the local area is currently in the secondary peak of
severe weather during year. The cold front pushes through quickly
with drier conditions expected late Tuesday and into Wednesday as an
area of high pressure passes to the south. Much of the same is
forecast for Thursday with a weak area of low pressure to the
northwest, placing the forecast area in warm, southwesterly flow.
Another roller coaster in temperatures over the extended forecast
period as temperatures start above normal, drop below normal after
the front passes through, and then finally ending with another warm
up to close.
Aviation 13z Thursday through Monday
MainlyVFR CIGS remain in place for northern eastern portions
of the area with some lingering MVFR clouds across central ohio
that will affect kcmh and klck at times through the morning
hours. Have seen a trend in theVFR 4-5kft clouds being shunted
a bit further east away from kcvg and kluk and even kiln,
yielding mainly clear skies for these southern sites. This will
likely remain the case through the day today as the best
corridor of clouds remains entrenched from west-central ohio
through central ohio.
Additionally, another mid upper level impulse tracking
southeast through the great lakes ohio valley regions during the
day will help spread additional cloud cover into the area
through the afternoon, yielding an increase in mid high level
clouds this morning with the maintenance of aVFR 4-5kft deck
through most of the afternoon for kday, kcmh and klck. Skies
will trend clearer past 00z Friday through the end of the period
as drier air filters in area-wide.
West-northwest winds of 12-14kts with gusts of 18-20kts will
continue at times this morning before slowly subsiding even
into the afternoon hours as the gradient relaxes. Still
anticipate wnw winds of 10-12kts this afternoon with gusts to
18kts or so before tailing off abruptly toward past 00z with
light variable winds toward the end of the period.
Could see some spotty MVFR vsbys develop tonight -- particularly
in vulnerable locations such as river valleys but decided to
omit from fcst at this time due to uncertainties in potential
Outlook... No significant weather is expected at this time.
Iln watches warnings advisories
near term... Novak
short term... Kc
long term... Mcginnis
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|Butler County Regional Airport, OH||4 mi||39 min||WNW 12 G 17||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||56°F||36°F||47%||1016.8 hPa|
|Hook Field Municipal Airport, OH||13 mi||57 min||W 11||10.00 mi||Partly Cloudy||53°F||37°F||55%||1016.6 hPa|
|Cincinnati, Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field, OH||22 mi||39 min||NW 8||10.00 mi||Fair||56°F||35°F||46%||1016.5 hPa|
|Dayton, Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport, OH||23 mi||39 min||NW 8||10.00 mi||Mostly Cloudy||52°F||37°F||57%||1015.6 hPa|
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