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1130 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For DAVIESS County
Issued at 200 AM EST MON DEC 18 2017
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE LGT RAIN 44 44 100 SW8 30.11F FOG
HUNTINGBURG + CLOUDY 43 42 97 S8 30.11S FOG
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 DAVIESS 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 DAVIESS County, IN
929 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
REST OF TONIGHT
Cloudy. Areas of fog through the night. Patchy
drizzle through the night. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds
around 5 mph.
MONDAY Cloudy. Areas of fog until midday. Patchy drizzle
through the day. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in
the upper 40s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 30.
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 Colder. Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow.
Lows in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
SATURDAY Colder. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
rain and snow. Highs in the lower 40s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows
in the upper 20s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs around 40.
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)
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