National Weather Service Wilmington OH 336 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2023 INZ050-058-059-066-073>075-080-KYZ089>100-OHZ026-034-035-042>046- 051>056-060>065-070>074-077>082-088-311100- Wayne-Fayette IN-Union IN-Franklin IN-Ripley-Dearborn-Ohio- Switzerland-Carroll-Gallatin-Boone-Kenton-Campbell-Owen-Grant- Pendleton-Bracken-Robertson-Mason-Lewis-Hardin-Mercer-Auglaize-Darke- Shelby-Logan-Union OH-Delaware-Miami-Champaign-Clark-Madison- Franklin OH-Licking-Preble-Montgomery-Greene-Fayette OH-Pickaway- Fairfield-Butler-Warren-Clinton-Ross-Hocking-Hamilton-Clermont-Brown- Highland-Adams-Pike-Scioto- 336 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2023 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for East Central Indiana, Southeast Indiana, Northeast Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, Central Ohio, South Central Ohio, Southwest Ohio and West Central Ohio. .DAY ONE...Today and tonight. Hazardous weather is not expected at this time. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms are expected Friday night. A few strong to severe storms are possible, with a primary threat of damaging winds. Windy conditions are expected on Saturday. Wind gusts of 45 to 55 MPH will be possible. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
The 147.345 MHz repeater will be used as a backup means of communications for Amateur Stations participating in a simulated emergency test
by the Jackson County EMA to communicate with designated stations outside of Jackson Co,
This will take place from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 30th. The repeater will be in 'Net Mode' during this time. You may conduct QSO's thru the repeater during this time, but please keep your transmissions short so as to allow stations participating in the Test to break in.
As the repeater will be a backup means of communication, you may or may not hear any transmissions from the stations conducting the test.
Radio Nite will be discontinued for the warm month and resume this fall after the Fox Hunts are over. 73!
* Lowland flooding highest threat through 7 PM.
* Damaging wind threat with storms from 2 PM to 7 PM with gusts up to 70 mph.
**A few tornadoes possible, especially in northern Kentucky.
Greatest threat of severe storms including possible tornadoes is far southern Ohio, southeast Indiana, and northern Kentucky.
* Strong winds behind storms are expected from 4 PM through 4 AM Saturday, especially in northern Kentucky.
Confidence is medium for flooding and damaging wind and tornado threat/location.
Confidence is low for the heavy snow forecast over far northwest Ohio.
Including the cities of Maysville, Peebles, Logan, Vanceburg, West
Union, Portsmouth, Chillicothe, Waverly, Piketon, Tollesboro,
Wheelersburg, and Mount Olivet
210 PM EST Thu Mar 2 2023
FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.
* WHERE...Portions of Kentucky and Ohio, including the following counties, in Kentucky, Lewis, Mason and Robertson. In Ohio, Adams, Hocking, Pike, Ross and Scioto.
* WHEN...From 1 AM EST Friday through late Friday night.
* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Area creeks and streams are running high and could flood with more heavy rain.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Moderate to heavy rain will overspread the area late tonight and persist through Friday. Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches are forecast with locally higher amounts possible.
People in the watch area should keep an eye on the weather and be prepared for immediate action should heavy rains and flooding occur or a Flash Flood Warning be issued. Avoid low-lying areas and be
careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses.
Flash flooding peak threat from 9AM through 6PM Friday
* Damaging wind/tornado threat 12PM through 6PM
* Gusty winds outside of storms possible 12PM Friday - 3AM Saturday
Confidence medium on flooding, damaging wind threat and location
Confidence low on tornado threat and location
The National Weather Service, Wilmington OH (ILN) will conduct an in-person Ohio Spotter Training Class Wednesday, March 15 6-8 pm in Lancaster.
Fairfield County Liberty Center. 951 Liberty Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130
For additional information, contact Fairfield County Emergency
Online Registration Form: (this class only) https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/n53CyYNcdhIQfPVur8fj
Additional future "VIRTUAL" Classes:
Thursday, March 23 7:00pm (RLX) Link below:
VIRTUAL! SkyWarn Basic Spotter Training Course
Tuesday, May 2 6:00pm (ILN) Link below:
VIRTUAL! SkyWarn Basic Spotter Training Course
Pre-Registration required: Details at: