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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
941 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
The NEAR TERM Section has been updated below.
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Regional Hourly Observations For KNOX County
Issued at 1000 AM EDT THU MAR 22 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE FAIR 38 23 55 N6 30.37R WCI 33
HUNTINGBURG + FAIR 34 21 59 N6 30.35R WCI 29
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000am EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 33 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the north at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 21 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 23 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For KNOX County,IN
451 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: High pressure will build in and allow for dry weather.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
Outlook: A few thunderstorms are possible Saturday morning
Lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy rain will be the main threats.
Discussion: A low pressure system is expected to bring snow
accumulation to the northeastern half of central Indiana and rain
and even thunderstorms to southern parts.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, IN
933 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
TONIGHT Partly cloudy, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s.
Northeast winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast after
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs
around 50. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds 5 to
15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms until midday,
then rain likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. East
winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
precipitation 90 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A
50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 30s.
SUNDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy.
A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Not as cool. Rain showers likely. Lows in the mid
40s. Chance of showers 70 percent.
TUESDAY Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of
showers 70 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Rain showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of
showers 80 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
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 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Above Below 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 ,
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 19:26 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 spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky