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There's a name for the above average weather Ohio is seeing

"Second Summer" would entice hunters and gatherers to go out more before the cold winter sets in.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — "Second Summer" is an official term defined by the American Meteorological Society describing a warm spell during the fall months.

Folklore takes the name back to times where the warmer fall weather would entice hunters and gatherers before the cold of winter would set in.

Folklore takes the name back to times where the warmer fall weather would entice hunters and gatherers before the cold of winter would set in.

According to the latest Climate Prediction Center Forecast, we are expecting above average warmth in Ohio through the next two weeks. A climatologist from Ohio State University describes fall as a transition period where we will continue to see fluctuations in our temperatures.