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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1246 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROLL County
Issued at 100 PM EST MON DEC 18 2017
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLOUDY    46  43  87 SW16      29.92F FOG              
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    46  43  89 SW14      29.93F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    43  43 100 SW13      29.92F FOG              
LAPORTE*       DRIZZLE   42  41  95 SW12      29.92F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  39; 6HR MAX TEMP:  42;                                

KNOX*          CLOUDY    45  41  87 SW14      29.94F                  
SOUTH BEND     CLOUDY    42  42 100 SW12      29.92F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  38; 6HR MAX TEMP:  42; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

ELKHART*       CLOUDY    43  41  93 SW9       29.91F                  
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    44  41  89 SW14      29.92F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  41; 6HR MAX TEMP:  44; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    47  42  83 SW15G23   29.96F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  41; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                

LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    46  43  87 SW18      29.97F                  
ROCHESTER*     CLOUDY    46  45  93 SW13G18   29.95F                  
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    43  41  93 SW13      29.94S                  
AUBURN*        CLOUDY    43  41  93 SW9       29.93F FOG              
FORT WAYNE     PTSUNNY   46  44  93 SW15      29.95F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  39; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46; 6HR PCP:  0.02;                

HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    44  43  95 SW12G20   29.95F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  39; 6HR MAX TEMP:  44;                                

PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    46  46 100 SW15      29.95F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  41; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

MARION*        CLOUDY    43  41  93 SW14G20   29.99F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  26; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                


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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Monday December 18, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 42 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. 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 47 degrees at Terre Haute, Lafayette, and 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROLL County,IN

403 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Hazards: None. 

Discussion: Patchy drizzle and light fog is possible this morning. 
But visibilities are expected to remain above a mile. Otherwise  
a weak area of high pressure will move east across the southern U.S.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: Rain will occur Friday  changing to light snow and then 
ending early Saturday. Snow or mixed rain and snow is possible over 
central and southern sections again by late Sunday.
 
Discussion:  Quiet and dry weather will occur through Thursday as a 
split upper flow occurs across the central and eastern U.S.  Low 
pressure will move into the great lakes late Friday and a strong cold
front will move through late Friday night.

An area of low pressure over the southern U.S. may bring a chance of 
Wintry precipitation to southern and possibly central sections by
late Sunday. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For CARROLL County, IN
Issued at 949 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

REST OF TODAY
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle midday. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

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

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Not as cool. Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.410000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:23 EST
Transit Meridian 12:42 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1957...
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1984...
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
...1986...
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1989...
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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