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Regional Hourly Observations For CASS County
Issued at 200 AM EST MON DEC 18 2017
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
KNOX* CLOUDY 41 37 87 SW8 29.99F
SOUTH BEND CLOUDY 38 38 100 S9 29.98F
GOSHEN CLOUDY 38 36 92 SW7 29.99F
MONTICELLO* CLOUDY 40 38 93 SW9 30.01S
WARSAW* CLOUDY 39 36 87 SW5 30.00F
FORT WAYNE CLOUDY 38 36 92 SW9 30.02F
PERU/GRISSOM CLOUDY 40 40 100 SW8 30.01S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200am EST, Monday December 18, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 44 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 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 8 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 44 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For CASS County,IN
427 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 /327 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017/
DAY ONE Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For CASS County, IN
127 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
REST OF TONIGHT
Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Patchy fog after
midnight. Near steady temperature around 40. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.
MONDAY Patchy fog in the morning. Cloudy with patchy drizzle.
Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of
measurable precipitation 20 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest
winds 10 to 15 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs around 50. West winds 5 to 15 mph
with gusts up to 25 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to
WEDNESDAY Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs around 40.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Not as cool. Partly cloudy through midnight then
becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the
FRIDAY Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain likely. Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Colder. Partly cloudy through midnight 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,
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 ,
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year
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 ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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