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609 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For BROWN County
Issued at 800 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BEDFORD + CLOUDY 43 34 70 S5 30.10
BLOOMINGTON CLOUDY 44 35 70 SW10 30.09R
MADISON *+ CLOUDY 43 34 70 S6 30.13R
NORTH VERNON + CLOUDY 41 32 70 S5 30.11R
SEYMOUR + CLOUDY 43 34 70 SW3 30.12R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees central. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 45 degrees at Gary. 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BROWN County,IN
445 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Patchy fog.
Hazards: Reduced visibilities.
Timing: Tonight through tomorrow morning.
Discussion: Patchy fog and light drizzle are possible tonight
through tomorrow morning as lingering low level moisture becomes
trapped under an inversion.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Outlook: Chance of light snow Friday night and Saturday morning.
Quiet and mild weather will occur through Thursday. However, light
snow accumulations will be possible Friday night/Saturday morning
after a strong cold front moves through. Also it will be colder by
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BROWN County, IN
326 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog through the night. Slight
chance of drizzle through the night. Near steady temperature in
the upper 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog through the day. Slight
chance of drizzle through the day. Highs in the upper 40s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
Northwest winds up to 5 mph shifting to the north after midnight.
WEDNESDAY Cooler. Partly cloudy until midday then clearing.
Highs in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Not as cool. Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Near steady temperature in
the lower 40s.
FRIDAY Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain, possibly mixed with snow. Light snow
accumulations. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation
SATURDAY Colder. Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
rain and snow. Highs around 40.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows
in the upper 20s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal
Precipitation: Normal Below 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 ,
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:31 EST Ends 17:52 EST
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky