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149 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For LAWRENCE County
Issued at 200 PM EDT MON MAR 19 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BATESVILLE + SUNNY 57 30 35 MISG 29.77F
BLOOMINGTON FAIR 61 26 26 E14G21 29.74F
6HR MIN TEMP: 38; 6HR MAX TEMP: 61;
FRENCH LICK *+ CLOUDY 59 19 21 E16 29.72F
MADISON *+ FAIR 61 21 21 E13G20 29.78F
NORTH VERNON + FAIR 59 25 27 E9 29.77F
SEYMOUR + FAIR 63 32 31 E10G16 29.76F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200pm EDT, Monday March 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 57 degrees central, and near 61 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are from the east at 13 mph with gusts at 22 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 17 mph with gusts at 23 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Columbus. 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.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAWRENCE County,IN
518 AM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: There is a chance for snow or a wintry mix tonight.
Hazards: Slick spots on untreated roads.
Timing: After midnight.
Discussion: An approaching low pressure system will bring chances for
rain to central Indiana today that will change over to a wintry mix
and then snow during the overnight hours. Accumulations up to a
couple tenths of an inch of snow are possible in some spots.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday.
Outlook: There are chances for snow early Tuesday morning then again
Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Up to an inch of snow is
possible by Wednesday morning across eastern parts of central
Indiana. There are more chances for snow or a rain snow mix Friday
night into Saturday morning.
Discussion: A warm front settling south of the area will keep chances
for precipitation in the forecast off and on through the week.
During the overnight and early morning hours it may be cold enough
for this to fall as snow.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For LAWRENCE County, IN
101 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018
REST OF TODAY
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of showers 70 percent.
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy. Rain showers, then chance of rain
showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Lows
in the lower 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
TUESDAY Colder. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and snow
showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain until midday, then
rain showers likely in the afternoon. Little or no snow
accumulation. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Cloudy. Chance of rain showers, then chance of
snow showers, possibly mixed with rain showers after midnight.
Lows around 30. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers and snow showers until midday, then partly cloudy in the
afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy.
Chance of rain showers, possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs
in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of
showers 80 percent.
SATURDAY Rain showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of
showers 70 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 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
MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal Normal 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 ,
Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:49 EDT Set 18:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:52 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:23 EDT Ends 19:23 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
Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for
the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel)
Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado
between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many
livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground.
Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The
The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill
received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky