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108 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For DELAWARE County
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE MAR 20 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 37 18 46 NE15G22 29.79S
KOKOMO* FAIR 42 18 37 NE18 29.76F
MUNCIE* CLOUDY 39 21 48 NE17G25 29.71F
INDIANAPOLIS CLOUDY 36 18 48 N17 29.72F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 33 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 8 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. The wind chill is near 26 degrees south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 42 degrees at Peru/Grissom AFB. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.
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 DELAWARE County,IN
510 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: Wintry mix this morning. 2 to 4 inches of snow accumulation
Hazards: Slick and snow covered roads. Reduced visibility in blowing
Timing: Wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain before Noon. Snow
after 8 pm.
Discussion: A low pressure system will bring a Wintry mix this
morning and snow tonight.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday.
Outlook: Accumulating snow is possible through Wednesday. Light
accumulating snow is also possible this weekend and early next week.
Discussion: A low pressure system will move through the Ohio Valley
through tonight. This will bring accumulating snow to the area
Wednesday and there will be additional chances for accumulating snow
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Winter weather spotters are encouraged to send in snow amounts.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For DELAWARE County, IN
939 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 PM EDT WEDNESDAY
REST OF TODAY Colder. Partly cloudy midday, then cloudy with a
50 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the
lower 40s. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
TONIGHT Snow. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Lows in the
mid 20s. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of snow 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow until
midday. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with
gusts to around 25 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy then clearing. Lows in the lower
20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A
30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the upper 20s.
SATURDAY Rain showers, possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs
in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Rain showers likely, possibly mixed with snow
showers. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation
SUNDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers
and snow showers. Highs in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers,
possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs in the upper 40s.
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
MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal Normal Normal Normal
Precipitation: Above Above 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 ,
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:48 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:22 EDT Ends 19:24 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
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying
barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville)
A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma
City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum)
The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the
Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum)
A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The
storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and
Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across
northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky