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Below, you'll find an index of the products recently issued by the National Weather Service in Cleveland, OH. The "last issued" time will be displayed, along with a link to the latest text information. If applicable, up to 10 previous versions will be available (e.g. "1", "2", etc). Alternatively, you have the option of cycling forward or backward through each version once you click on the product. For a brief product description, hold your mouse over the "Help" icon in the right-hand column, or simply click the icon to pop up a descriptive window.
 
 Forecast Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
7 Day Zone Forecast ZFP This product was last issued:
342 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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A county-by-county forecast written in plain text for the next 7 days.  Includes any long-term watches, warnings, and advisories.
Area Forecast Matrices AFM This product was last issued:
342 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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A spatially-averaged forecast for the next 7 days in matrix format.
Point Forecast Matrices PFM This product was last issued:
342 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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A point forecast for the next 7 days in matrix format.
Short Term Forecast NOW This product was last issued:
1118 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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An overview of weather trends during the next 1 to 6 hours. Normally issued only when precipitation or hazardous weather is occurring.
Area Forecast Discussion AFD This product was last issued:
349 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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A technical discussion of the meteorological reasoning behind the forecast.
Hazardous Weather Outlook HWO This product was last issued:
357 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Used for communicating the potential for hazardous weather, and preparedness for spotter activation.
Winter Weather Product WSW This product was last issued:
Not issued recently
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Provides watches, warnings, and advisories for winter precipitation events.
Non Precipitation Product NPW This product was last issued:
805 AM EDT WED AUG 6 2014
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Provides watches, warnings, or advisories issued for a wide variety of hazardous weather phenomena, such as high winds, dense fog, extreme heat, or low wind chills.
 Severe Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
Tornado Warning TOR

This product was last issued:
821 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014
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Issued when a tornado is imminent or occurring, based on radar or visual sightings. Typically issued for single counties or a small group of adjacent counties for 15 to 45 minutes in duration.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning SVR This product was last issued:
138 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued when a severe thunderstorm is imminent or occurring. Typically issued for single counties or a small group of adjacent counties for 15 to 60 minutes in duration.
Flash Flood Warning FFW This product was last issued:
225 PM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014
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Issued when flash flooding, caused by heavy rainfall rates or a dambreak, is imminent or occurring. Typically issued for single counties or a small group of adjacent counties for 2 to 6 hours in duration.
Flood Warning FLW This product was last issued:
333 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued for any high flow, overflow, or inundation of normally dry areas which threatens life and/or property. It is usually for situations where flooding is expected to develop several hours after the beginning of the heavy rainfall for single counties or small groupings of counties.  It is also issued on a point basis for specific forecast points along a river when river levels are expected to exceed flood stage.
Severe Weather Statement SVS This product was last issued:
226 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued as a follow-up to severe weather warnings.  Used to relay urgent information about ongoing severe weather, such as damage reports and up-to-the-minute storm location updates. Also used to cancel or expire severe weather warnings.
Flash Flood Statement FFS This product was last issued:
657 PM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014
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Issued as a follow-up to Flash Flood Warnings and contains the latest flooding reports and radar trends.
Flood Statement FLS This product was last issued:
1212 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Flood statements may be issued as a follow-up to Flood Warnings or for high water in urban areas and along small streams as a Flood Advisory.
Local Storm Report LSR This product was last issued:
1110 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014
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Used to disseminate weather event information. Includes the time and date of the event, its location, and any other pertinent information.
Special Weather Statement SPS This product was last issued:
225 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Used to highlight ongoing or imminent weather conditions that are less than warning or advisory criteria.
 Marine Weather Information
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Nearshore Forecast NSH This product was last issued:
337 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued four times a day for waters within 5 nautical miles from the shore of Lake Erie. Contains the forecast of wind, waves, and significant weather for the next two days. Includes any long-term watches, warnings, or advisories.
Open Waters Forecast GLF This product was last issued:
335 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued four times a day for an area from 5 nautical miles from shore to the U.S. / Canadian border. Contains a synopsis of the significant surface weather features affecting Lake Erie and a forecast of wind, waves, and significant weather for the next 5 days. Includes any long-term watches or warnings.
Special Marine Warning SMW This product was last issued:
937 PM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014
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Issued for short duration events (usually 2 hours or less) of sustained winds or frequent gusts of 34 knots or more. A Special Marine Warning is also issued for waterspout activity.
Marine Weather Statement MWS This product was last issued:
540 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014
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Is a multi-functional product which can cancel a Special Marine Warning, relay the possibility of waterspouts, or be used as a Low Water Statement for the western basin of Lake Erie (for navigation purposes).
Great Lakes Ice Forecast ICELIO
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An outlook issued on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the ice season and covers all of the Great Lakes and their associated waterways (except Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway). It contains a 5-day synopsis of weather elements, 36 hour forecast of winds, 5-day temperature outlook and expected ice conditions for the next 5 days. Additional data includes temperature normals, accumulated freezing degree days, and observed ice thickness.
Marine Weather Message MWW This product was last issued:
354 AM EDT SUN AUG 17 2014
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Matrix style forecast for major ports on Lake Erie.
Coastal Hazard Message CFW This product was last issued:

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coastal hazards
 Aviation Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast TAF   An aviation forecast containing METAR-coded forecast data for a designated airport and its immediate vicinity. Valid for 24 hours in duration, issued 4 times daily.
 -Cleveland TAFCLE newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 - Toledo TAFTOL newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 - Findlay TAFFDY newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 - Mansfield TAFMFD newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 - Canton-Akron TAFCAK newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 - Youngstown TAFYNG newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 - Erie, PA TAFERI newest 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10    
 Hydrologic Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
Flood Watch FFA This product was last issued:
1145 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014
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Issued when conditions are favorable for flooding during the next 36 hours.
Flood Warning FLW This product was last issued:
333 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued when river flooding, caused by heavy rainfall rates or a dambreak, is expected to continue beyond 6 hours. Typically issued for river basins, possibly lasting for several days.
Flood Statement FLS This product was last issued:
1212 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Flood Statements may be issued as a follow-up to Flood Warnings or as an Advisory for high water in urban areas and along small streams.
River and Lake Summary RVD This product was last issued:
1120 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued daily. Contains a 3 day river stage forecast for select locations in our hydrologic service area.
Hydrologic Outlook ESF This product was last issued:
Not issued recently
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Issued when conditions appear favorable for possible flooding, typically from 24 to 72 hours in the future.  It is also issued bi-weekly as a winter/spring flood outlook from January to April.  Finally, this product can also contain information on drought conditions when appropriate.
Coastal Flood Statement CFW This product was last issued:

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Matrix style forecast for major ports on Lake Erie.
 Fire Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
Fire Weather Forecast FWF This product was last issued:
400 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued once daily. Contains weather elements of critical importance to fire managers, such as relative humidity, precipitation duration and amounts, smoke mixing heights, and transport winds.
Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
RFW This product was last issued:
Not issued recently
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Issued when extreme burning conditions are forecast, including very low relative humidity, strong winds, and dry forest fuels.
 Climate Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
Daily Climate Summary CLI   Issued daily.  Contains climatological observed values, along with normals, records, and monthly, seasonal, and yearly accumulations.
- Cleveland CLICLE This product was last issued:
125 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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- Toledo CLITOL This product was last issued:
125 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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- Mansfield CLIMFD This product was last issued:
125 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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- Canton-Akron CLICAK This product was last issued:
125 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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- Youngstown CLIYNG This product was last issued:
125 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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- Erie, PA CLIERI This product was last issued:
125 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Record Event Report RER This product was last issued:
810 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014
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Issued when a new temperature record occurs.
Regional Temp/Precip Table RTP This product was last issued:
830 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014
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Issued twice daily.  Contains observed temperature and precipitaiton over the last 12-24 hours from locations around the state of Ohio.
Monthly Climate Summary CLM This product was last issued:
826 PM EDT FRI AUG 8 2014
CLE TOL MFD CAK YNG ERI  
Issued monthly.  Contains climatological observed values along with departures from normal for the previous month.
Seasonal Climate Summary CLS This product was last issued:
Not issued recently
CLE TOL MFD CAK YNG ERI  
Issued monthly.  Contains climatological observed values along with departures from normal for the previous month.
 General Public Information
Product Abbr. Available Items Help
Public Information Statement PNS This product was last issued:
Not issued recently
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Issued to inform the public of non-routine events of interest. May contain weather safety advice, observed rain or snowfall reports, or storm damage survey results.
Civil Emergency Message CEM This product was last issued:
Not issued recently
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Issued at the request of an emergency manager when a large-scale evacuation or other public action is necessitated by a disaster, either man-made or natural.

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Current Hazards, Ohio Conditions, Pennsylvania Conditions, Radar, Satellite, Climate, Safety
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