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602 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For GRANT County
Issued at 1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 61 58 90 S13G21 29.91F
KOKOMO* LGT RAIN 58 57 97 S10 29.96F
MUNCIE* MOCLDY 64 55 72 S13 29.99F
INDIANAPOLIS MOCLDY 64 53 67 S18 29.98S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 67 degrees at Bloomington. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 GRANT County,IN
529 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018 /429 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and periods of
rain will lead to flooding on area streams and rivers. Areal
flooding is also likely. Please see the Flood Watch product FFAIWX
from this office for more information.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday
The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and additional
rainfall will lead to flooding on area streams and rivers Tuesday and
Wednesday. After a short dry period Thursday, more rain is likely Friday
and Saturday. Please see the Flood Watch product FFAIWX from this
office for more information.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For GRANT County, IN
957 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018
FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
TONIGHT Rain likely through midnight, then chance of rain after
midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance
of rain 60 percent.
TUESDAY Rain and a slight chance of a thunderstorm in the
morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Windy. Some
thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Highs in
the upper 60s. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Rain and a slight chance of a thunderstorm through
midnight, then rain after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce
heavy rainfall through midnight. Colder. Lows around 40. Southwest
winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.
WEDNESDAY Much colder. Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then chance
of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to
15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain
possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow. Highs in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain.
Lows in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain
FRIDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows
SATURDAY Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the
SATURDAY NIGHT Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy.
Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. 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
FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Above Above Normal Normal
Precipitation: Above Normal 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 February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 18:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 18:53 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. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky