Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lancaster, Fairfield County Airport (KLHQ)

Lat: 39.76°NLon: 82.66°WElev: 866ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 28 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lancaster, Fairfield County Airport OH

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Lancaster, Fairfield County Airport OH
 39.76°N 82.68°W (Elev. 899 ft)
9:16 am EDT Jul 28, 2021
10am EDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm EDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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