Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lancaster, Fairfield County Airport (KLHQ)

Lat: 39.76°NLon: 82.66°WElev: 866ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 1:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Lancaster OH

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind.

    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely.  Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 43. Calm wind.
Sunday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 70. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lancaster OH
 39.73°N 82.59°W (Elev. 899 ft)
12:13 am EST Mar 3, 2024
2am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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