Miller Boat Line Cam Captures Squall

Put-in-Bay boaters wondered all day whether the predicted 40% chance of thunderstorms would occur.  Then, at 4:29 pm the National Weather Service issued the following:

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Special Marine Warning National Weather Service Cleveland OH 429 PM EDT THU JUL 26 2018 The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a * Special Marine Warning for… Nearshore and Open waters from Reno Beach OH to Avon Point OH… * Until 600 PM EDT. * At 429 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 8 nm west of Put-In-Bay, moving east at 25 knots. HAZARD…Wind gusts to nearly 50 knots and small hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and suddenly higher waves. * Locations impacted include… Put-In-Bay, Western Vermilion, Kelleys Island, Avon Point, Sandusky Bay, Huron, Lorain Harbor and Vermilion.

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1/2″ rain descends on Put-in-Bay.


Weather Dynamics to Impact Sunday

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Sunday’s sunrise disappears behind approaching weather system.

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
427 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

Low pressure will be in southern Ohio today with high pressure
building over the upper lakes. As a result, northeast winds will
increase to 10 to 20 knots through afternoon Sunday. Nearshore
waves along the western and central basin will build to 3 to 5
feet with occasional waves over 6 feet.
A Small Craft Advisory is issued when waves of 4 feet or more are
expected or wind speeds reach 21 to 33 knots which may produce
hazardous conditions to small craft. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels...should stay in port
during these conditions.

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
423 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

Dangerous swimming conditions are expected at Lake Erie beaches Sunday


Heat Advisory: Take Precautions for Humans and Pets

Heat Exhaustion or Stroke

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
308 PM EDT Fri Jun 29 2018

Dangerous Heat and Humidity Expected This Weekend...

Dangerous temperatures will develop over the local area this
weekend. Heat index values will exceed 100 degrees most areas on
Saturday and may reach 100 degrees again on Sunday. 100 degrees
is the minimum criteria needed for a Heat Advisory. On
Saturday...the highest heat index values are expected across
Northwest Ohio. Heat index values in the Toledo area could exceed
105 degrees for an hour or two. By Sunday the warmest readings are
expected to shift further east into Northeast Ohio. Additional
Heat Advisories are possible for Sunday. Keep in mind that
conditions will vary locally with urban areas often seeing heat
index values higher than nearby rural areas. Similarly...it may be
slightly cooler near Lake Erie.

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Ashtabula Inland-Hancock-Seneca-Huron-Medina-Summit-Portage-
Trumbull-Wyandot-Crawford-Richland-Ashland-Wayne-Stark-Mahoning-
Marion-Morrow-Holmes-Knox-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-
Southern Erie-
Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, Port Clinton,
Fremont, Sandusky, Lorain, Cleveland, Mentor, Chardon, Jefferson,
Findlay, Tiffin, Norwalk, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren,
Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton,
Youngstown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Millersburg, Mount Vernon,
Ashtabula, Erie, Edinboro, and Meadville


HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM EDT SATURDAY

* Heat Index Values...100 to 104 degrees from midday Saturday
  through the evening hours. It is possible heat index values
  could briefly exceed 105 degrees in Northwest Ohio and larger
  urban areas tomorrow afternoon.

* Timing...Saturday afternoon and evening.

* Impacts...The heat and humidity will create uncomfortable
  conditions on Saturday. Heat stress and heat related illnesses
  are possible, especially for the elderly and those sensitive
  to heat.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that the combination of high temperatures
and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which
heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an
air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on
relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.   Heat stroke
is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

Put-in-Bay Harbor Active Friday Morning

Put in BayNortheast wind at 15 mph and high water did not prevent sundry activities from taking place at Put-in-Bay harbor on Friday morning.  Wildlife enjoyed a good bathing, 420 sailors relished the quick-action tacking, the USCG trolled the harbor from above and on the water, overnight boaters tread lightly through flooded “B” Dock, and one brave pontoon master headed to sea.Put in BayPut in Bay

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Gibraltar dock takes brunt of east wind and waves.

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