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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1132 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For LAGRANGE County
Issued at 100 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          PTSUNNY   32  25  74 S12       30.28F WCI  23          
KNOX*          FAIR      32  27  80 S9        30.30F WCI  24          
SOUTH BEND     FAIR      29  24  82 S8        30.29F WCI  21          
6HR MIN TEMP:  17; 6HR MAX TEMP:  29;                                

GOSHEN         FAIR      30  25  81 S8        30.30F WCI  22          
6HR MIN TEMP:  26; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30;                                

MONTICELLO*    FAIR      34  28  76 S7        30.29F WCI  28          
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  34;                                

WARSAW*        FAIR      32  27  80 SE8       30.30F WCI  25          
FORT WAYNE     PTSUNNY   32  27  81 S10       30.33F WCI  24          
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  32;                                

PERU/GRISSOM   PTSUNNY   34  34  99 S12       30.29F WCI  26          
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  34;                                


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 100pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 29 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 21 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees central. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 47 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw 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 LAGRANGE County,IN

551 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018 /451 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and upcoming
rounds of rain will lead to flooding on area streams and rivers over
this upcoming week. Areal flooding is also likely later this week. Please
see the Hydrologic Outlook product ESFIWX from this office for more 
information.

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Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LAGRANGE County, IN
Issued at 1213 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight, then mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Rain. Not as cool. Highs in the mid 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Rain and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY
Warmer, rain. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Colder, rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Much colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY
Rain likely possibly mixed with snow. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 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 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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 February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.270000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 18:25 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 18:52 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
FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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