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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
609 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For GREENE County
Issued at 700 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
SOUTHWEST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
EVANSVILLE     CLOUDY    43  41  93 S5        30.12R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

HUNTINGBURG +  CLOUDY    43  39  86 S3        30.12R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

WASHINGTON +   CLOUDY    43  36  75 S8        30.10R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  43; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                


Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 42 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 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 45 degrees at Gary. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For GREENE 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. 
 
Discussion:  
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 
next weekend.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For GREENE County, IN
Issued at 326 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog through the night. Slight chance of drizzle through the night. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog through the day. Slight chance of drizzle through the day. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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 lower 30s. North winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

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 mid 50s.

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 around 40.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:31 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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky