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Ohio Weather Outlook

The pattern discussed last week will continue this week.  Expect an active weather pattern as a storm system crosses Ohio Tuesday with lingering light showers Wednesday and Thursday keeping field work at a minimum this week. Drier weather will return by the weekend and much of next week outside of some rain maybe on this coming Monday.

Temperatures will be on a typical roller coast ride starting the week warm then cooler before warmer later next week.  Overall, October will end up being a bit cooler and wetter than normal.  November looks to start warmer than normal temperatures and normal rainfall.  Frost and freeze risk...close to normal.  Risk of frosts and freezes increases next about October 21-23, 2014.

Wind risk...low, EXCEPT moderate on Tuesday, but most winds Tuesday below 35 mph.

Rain risk...normal into early November about 1 - 2 inches.  See the latest National Weather Service Ohio River Forecast Center 16-day rainfall outlook at:

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