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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
241 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For ALLEN County
Issued at 200 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLOUDY    32  17  55 N25G31    29.81R WCI  18          
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    30  20  66 N15G25    29.77R WCI  19          
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    28  19  69 N14G22    29.78R WCI  17          
LAPORTE*       CLOUDY    27  20  76 N18       29.76R WCI  13          
KNOX*          CLOUDY    28  23  80 N14       29.75R WCI  17          
SOUTH BEND     CLEAR     18  14  84 N13       29.77R WCI   5          
GOSHEN         MOCLDY    19  14  81 N13       29.73R WCI   6          
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    29  19  66 N20G26    29.76R WCI  17          
LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    28  21  74 N16       29.76R WCI  17          
ROCHESTER*     CLEAR     27  19  74 N14G23    29.75R WCI  15          
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    21  16  79 NW7       29.73R WCI  13          
AUBURN*        MOCLDY    21  16  79 NW9G20    29.68R WCI  11          
FORT WAYNE     MOCLDY    22  16  78 N18G25    29.70R WCI   7          
HUNTINGTON*    MOCLDY    22  16  79 NW12G18   29.72R WCI  10          
PERU/GRISSOM   MOCLDY    27  19  74 N14G23    29.74R WCI  15          
MARION*        CLOUDY    27  18  69 N17G24    29.72R WCI  14          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 18 degrees north, near 29 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 5 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 16 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 14 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 30 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the danger category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, and Huntingburg.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ALLEN County,IN

1003 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /903 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Light snow will diminish overnight. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

Additional light snowfall is possible Friday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ALLEN County, IN
Issued at 242 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

THROUGH DAYBREAK
Partly cloudy. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

TODAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Wind chills zero to 10 above zero in the morning.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows around 15. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers through midnight. Lows in the lower 20s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY
Rain likely possibly mixed with snow. Highs around 40. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows around 30.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs around 40. Chance of measurable precipitation 30 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:59 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 EST Ends 17:51 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Yesterday's Highs , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky