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704 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For DE KALB County
Issued at 800 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* CLOUDY 73 70 88 W8 29.68R
VALPARAISO CLOUDY 72 65 78 SW7 29.69R
6HR MIN TEMP: 72; 6HR MAX TEMP: 79; 6HR PCP: 0.01;
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY 72 68 88 W3 29.67S
LAPORTE* PTSUNNY 70 68 95 SW6 29.69R
6HR MIN TEMP: 69; 6HR MAX TEMP: 74; 6HR PCP: 0.39;
KNOX* CLOUDY 70 64 83 W13 29.69R
SOUTH BEND HVY RAIN 69 68 96 S6 29.68S VSB 1
6HR MIN TEMP: 69; 6HR MAX TEMP: 72;
GOSHEN LGT RAIN 69 68 96 SE16 29.69S
6HR MIN TEMP: 64; 6HR MAX TEMP: 70; 6HR PCP: 1.10;
MONTICELLO* CLOUDY 73 71 94 W6 29.71S
6HR MIN TEMP: 70; 6HR MAX TEMP: 80; 6HR PCP: 0.15;
LOGANSPORT* CLOUDY 70 68 94 SW6 29.73S
ROCHESTER* LGT RAIN 73 68 83 W7 29.72R
WARSAW* RAIN 68 68 100 CALM 29.71S
KENDALLVILLE* DRIZZLE 66 64 91 S10 29.73S
AUBURN* RAIN 66 64 94 CALM 29.75R
FORT WAYNE LGT RAIN 68 67 96 S13G20 29.74F
6HR MIN TEMP: 67; 6HR MAX TEMP: 80; 6HR PCP: 0.70;
HUNTINGTON* RAIN N/A N/A N/A S7 29.73R
6HR PCP: 0.86;
PERU/GRISSOM RAIN 69 69 100 W18 29.74R FOG
6HR MIN TEMP: 69; 6HR MAX TEMP: 85; 6HR PCP: 0.32;
MARION* CLOUDY 69 67 93 SE12 29.75R
6HR MIN TEMP: 52; 6HR MAX TEMP: 89; 6HR PCP: 0.39;
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Friday July 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 79 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are heavy rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 100 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to heavy rain. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is RAIN degrees at Warsaw.
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 DE KALB County,IN
523 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018 /423 PM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018/
DAY ONE Tonight
There is a chance for thunderstorms into this evening. Severe storms
are not expected.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday
There is a slight chance for thunderstorms during the afternoon hours
on Saturday and Sunday. Severe thunderstorms are not expected.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For DE KALB County, IN
712 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018
Slight chance of thunderstorms through midnight. Showers
likely through early morning, then chance of showers toward
daybreak. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
SATURDAY Showers likely in the morning, then showers likely and
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
a thunderstorm through midnight, then chance of showers after
midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance
of measurable precipitation 50 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the morning, then
chance of showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast
winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs
in the lower 80s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
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
JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3 JUL JUL-SEP
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Temperature: Below Below Above Above
Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:04 EDT Ends 21:38 EDT
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
JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky