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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1008 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For JASPER County
Issued at 1000 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLOUDY    28  19  69 W15G26    29.95R WCI  17          
VALPARAISO     LGT SNOW  27  21  78 W12       29.93S WCI  17          
MICHIGAN CITY* FLURRIES  28  19  69 W20G25    29.92S WCI  15          
LAPORTE*       SNOW      24  21  90 W8        29.92R VSB 1/2 WCI  14  
KNOX*          CLOUDY    27  21  80 W14       29.93S WCI  15          
SOUTH BEND     LGT SNOW  21  20  96 SW14      29.90S FOG     WCI   8  
ELKHART*       LGT SNOW  23  18  80 SW14      29.89F WCI  11          
GOSHEN         LGT SNOW  23  16  74 SW14      29.90S WCI  11          
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    25  19  78 W13       29.97R WCI  14          
LOGANSPORT*    FLURRIES  27  21  80 W15G22    29.98R WCI  15          
ROCHESTER*     PTSUNNY   28  21  74 SW13      29.94S WCI  18          
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    25  18  74 SW13G18   29.91S WCI  13          
AUBURN*        CLOUDY    27  18  69 SW10      29.91S WCI  17          
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    26  18  71 SW16      29.92F WCI  14          
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    25  17  72 W12       29.94S WCI  15          
PERU/GRISSOM   LGT SNOW  25  19  80 W15       29.95R WCI  12          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 21 degrees north, near 27 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light snow north, cloudy central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 8 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 14 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 degrees south. 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 32 degrees at Evansville. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For JASPER County,IN

401 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017 /501 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday and Sunday  
  Limited Fog Risk.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JASPER County, IN
Issued at 335 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

TODAY
Cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady around 30. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Above       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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Friday December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:00 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EST Ends 17:51 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 15TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1839...
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
Ludlum)
...1945...
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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