Weather for Lima, Ohio
Lat: 40.74N, Lon: 84.11W
Wx Zone: OHZ025 CWA Used: IWX
Ohio Drought Monitor
The Ohio Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Ohio land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Ohio Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
504 FGUS73 KIWX 141945 ESFIWX INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004- 005-015-016-024-025-151000- La Porte-St. Joseph IN-Elkhart-Lagrange-Steuben-Noble-De Kalb- Starke-Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN- White-Cass IN-Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford- Jay-Berrien-Cass MI-St. Joseph MI-Branch-Hillsdale-Williams- Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH- Hydrologic Outlook National Weather Service Northern Indiana 345 PM EDT SUN AUG 14 2016 /245 PM CDT SUN AUG 14 2016/ ...Heavy rainfall expected Monday into Tuesday afternoon... A weather system will move north from the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to bring heavy rain to the area. The first round of heavy rainfall is expected to arrive Monday morning and continue through Monday afternoon. Additional heavy rainfall is expected Monday evening through Tuesday morning. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible. While the exact placement of the heavy rainfall is uncertain at this time, rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible, with possible locally higher amounts. Although most rivers are very low at the onset due to dry conditions, excessive rainfall could cause rises on at least some rivers and may lead to minor flooding. People living near rivers and other low lying flood prone areas should monitor the latest forecast over the next 24 hours. $$ NG