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1153 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For JASPER County
Issued at 300 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* FAIR 51 48 90 SW6 29.87S
VALPARAISO FAIR 50 45 83 W9 29.86S
MICHIGAN CITY* FAIR 50 45 81 W6 29.84F
LAPORTE* FAIR 47 46 95 W7 29.85S
KNOX* FAIR 46 45 93 W13 29.85S
SOUTH BEND FAIR 44 43 96 SW7 29.83S
GOSHEN FAIR 49 47 93 W10 29.82S
MONTICELLO* FAIR 49 47 94 W10G16 29.89S
LOGANSPORT* FAIR 48 45 87 W14 29.89S
ROCHESTER* FAIR 52 46 82 W7 29.86S
WARSAW* FAIR 50 46 87 W12G17 29.84S
KENDALLVILLE* FAIR 49 45 85 W13 29.81S
AUBURN* FAIR 50 46 87 SW9 29.82F
FORT WAYNE CLOUDY 52 47 83 W15 29.85R
HUNTINGTON* FAIR 50 46 88 W12G18 29.85F
PERU/GRISSOM MOCLDY 50 49 97 W14 29.86S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300am EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 44 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 52 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 52 degrees at Terre Haute, Muncie, Fort Wayne, Evansville, and Eagle Creek. 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 JASPER County,IN
312 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 /412 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018/
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk
A strong cold front will move through the area on Saturday, with
gusty northwest winds developing. Sustained wind speeds of 20 to
30 mph are expected with gusts as high as 40 mph at times. The
strong northwest winds will result in waves in excess of 10 feet
along the Indiana shore Saturday afternoon and evening, which
may result in minor lakeshore flooding.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For JASPER County, IN
853 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers late in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight.
Lows around 40. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
SATURDAY Windy. Sunny in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight chance of snow showers.
Highs in the lower 50s. Then temperatures falling into the lower
40s by evening. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph
in the morning becoming northwest and increasing to 20 to 30 mph
with gusts up to 35 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Scattered rain showers and a
slight chance of snow showers in the evening. Lows in the upper
20s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
evening. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 50s.
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
OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Normal
Precipitation: 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 ,
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:01 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 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
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky