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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
241 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For KOSCIUSKO County
Issued at 300 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017
GARY*          CLOUDY    32  21  65 NW18G24   29.85R WCI  20          
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    29  19  66 N14G21    29.82R WCI  18          
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    28  19  69 N15G23    29.83R WCI  17          
LAPORTE*       CLOUDY    24  19  81 NE7       29.83R WCI  16          
KNOX*          CLOUDY    27  21  80 NE10      29.80R WCI  17          
SOUTH BEND     CLEAR     15  13  91 N9        29.83R WCI   3          
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    20  14  77 N10       29.80R WCI   9          
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    29  19  66 N17       29.81R WCI  17          
LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    27  19  74 N16       29.82R WCI  14          
ROCHESTER*     CLEAR     23  18  80 N8        29.82R WCI  14          
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    19  16  86 N9        29.79R WCI   9          
AUBURN*        CLOUDY    21  16  79 NW13      29.77R WCI   9          
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    22  16  78 N13       29.79R WCI  10          
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    22  16  79 N14G20    29.79R WCI   9          
PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    24  17  73 N17       29.80R WCI  11          
MARION*        CLEAR     24  17  73 NW9G18    29.79R WCI  14          

Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 15 degrees north, near 30 degrees central, and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 13 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the north at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 3 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 18 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 29 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the emergency category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 37 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY degrees at 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For KOSCIUSKO County,IN

1003 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /903 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Light snow will diminish overnight. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

Additional light snowfall is possible Friday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For KOSCIUSKO County, IN
Issued at 257 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

Partly cloudy. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s. North winds around 5 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows 15 to 20. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

Rain likely. Highs around 40. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Highs around 40.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers and. Highs around 40. Chance of measurable precipitation 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:59 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 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
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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