Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lancaster, Fairfield County Airport (KLHQ)

Lat: 39.76°NLon: 82.66°WElev: 866ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 18 Sep 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Lancaster OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light north wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light north wind.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 3 to 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 6 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Lancaster OH
 39.67°N 82.63°W (Elev. 997 ft)
12:49 pm EDT Sep 18, 2021
1pm EDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm EDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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