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Statement as of 12:44 PM EDT on September 30, 2014

...October climate outlook...

October is The Heart of the fall season. Cool temperatures generally prevail with a few milder days early in the month and a somewhat cold start to the morning at times by month's end. Frost becomes quiet common with a freeze likely in most locations before the end of the month. Rainfall is generally less than most other months with an occasional thunderstorm with the passage of a strong cold front. An early season snowfall is possible toward the end of the month.

At Columbus...the normal high temperature starts out in the lower 70s(71 degrees) and cools to around 60 degrees by month's end. Normal lows start out around 50 degrees and falls to the lower 40s(41 degrees) by the end of the month. Normal rainfall is 2.61 inches with an average snowfall of two tenths of an inch.

At Cincinnati...the normal high temperature starts out in the lower 70s(72 degrees) and cools to the lower 60s(61 degrees) by month's end. Normal lows start out in the lower 50s(51 degrees) and cools to the lower 40s(41 degrees) by the end of the month. Normal rainfall is 3.30 inches with an average snowfall of four tenths of an inch.

At Dayton...the normal high temperature starts out around 70 degrees and cools to the upper 50s(58 degrees) by month's end. The normal lows start out in the upper 40s(49 degrees) and fall to around 40 degrees by the end of the month. Normal rainfall is 2.93 inches with an average snowfall of four tenths of an inch.

What is the forecast for October 2014? The climate prediction center expects slightly above normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.