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610 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For LAKE County
Issued at 600 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* PTCLDY 30 27 86 CALM 30.08R
VALPARAISO CLOUDY 29 26 89 NE5 30.07R WCI 24
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY 27 27 100 CALM 30.08R
LAPORTE* CLOUDY 26 24 95 E3 30.08S
KNOX* MOCLDY 30 28 93 CALM 30.08R
SOUTH BEND CLOUDY 27 26 96 E6 30.09S WCI 20
GOSHEN CLOUDY 29 25 85 E5 30.09R WCI 24
MONTICELLO* CLOUDY 33 28 80 CALM 30.07R
LOGANSPORT* CLOUDY 32 28 86 SE5 30.09S WCI 27
ROCHESTER* CLOUDY 32 30 93 CALM 30.08F
WARSAW* MOCLDY 32 28 86 SE3 30.09S
AUBURN* FOG 28 27 93 E7 30.13R VSB 1/2 WCI 21
FORT WAYNE CLOUDY 27 25 92 E6 30.12R WCI 20
HUNTINGTON* CLOUDY 28 27 95 CALM 30.10F
PERU/GRISSOM CLOUDY 33 29 85 S5 30.08S WCI 29
MARION* CLOUDY 33 28 83 S7 30.11R WCI 26
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 27 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 20 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees central. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 42 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAKE County,IN
348 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017 /448 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:
Limited Fog Risk.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Limited Fog Risk.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For LAKE County, IN
329 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain showers.
Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
TONIGHT Cloudy. Patchy fog. Occasional drizzle. Temperatures
nearly steady in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Cloudy. Patchy drizzle in the morning. Highs in the
lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest
winds 10 to 20 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in
the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent
chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Highs in the lower 40s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.
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
DEC 22-26 DEC 24-30 DEC DEC-FEB
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Temperature: Below 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 ,
Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:31 EST Ends 17:52 EST
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky