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629 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For MARSHALL County
Issued at 700 AM EST FRI DEC 15 2017
GARY*          CLOUDY    27  16  63 W13       29.94F WCI  16          
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    23  16  74 SW12      29.93S WCI  12          
LAPORTE*       CLEAR     21  15  76 SW10      29.93S WCI  10          
KNOX*          CLOUDY    23  16  74 SW12      29.94F WCI  12          
SOUTH BEND     CLOUDY    20  13  74 SW13      29.92F WCI   7          
6HR MIN TEMP:  12; 6HR MAX TEMP:  20;                                

ELKHART*       CLOUDY    21  12  68 SW8       29.91  WCI  12          
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    21  13  71 SW10      29.92F WCI  10          
6HR MIN TEMP:  17; 6HR MAX TEMP:  21;                                

MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    23  15  73 SW7       29.97F WCI  14          
6HR MIN TEMP:  16; 6HR MAX TEMP:  23;                                

WARSAW*        CLOUDY    21  14  73 SW5       29.94F WCI  15          
AUBURN*        CLOUDY    25  16  68 SW7       29.95S WCI  17          
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    24  18  77 SW10      29.96S WCI  14          
6HR MIN TEMP:  21; 6HR MAX TEMP:  24; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    23  17  79 SW8       29.96F WCI  14          
6HR MIN TEMP:  20; 6HR MAX TEMP:  23;                                

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700am EST, Friday December 15, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 20 degrees north, near 26 degrees central, and near 30 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 13 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 7 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 23 degrees south. 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 30 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MARSHALL County,IN

504 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 /404 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MARSHALL County, IN
Issued at 642 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

Cloudy with isolated snow showers. Highs around 30. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.

Cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow through midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 40. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 40s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 20-24    DEC 22-28    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Friday December 15, 2017 the 349th Day of Year

Declination -23.310000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:00 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 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
The first of triple storms hit Massachusetts Bay. The storm produced whole
gales, and more than 20 inches of snow in interior New England. There was
great loss of life at Gloucester MA. (David Ludlum)
An intense cold front swept across the eastern U.S. The cold front produced
heavy rain in Louisiana, and heavy snow in the northeastern U.S. (David
A record December snowstorm buried Buffalo NY under 36.6 inches of snow,
with unofficial totals south of the city ranging up to 70 inches. Travel
was brought to a halt by the storm. (14th-17th) (The Weather Channel)
A major winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively
as it crossed northern Illinois. High winds and heavy snow created blizzard
conditions in southeastern Wisconsin. Winds gusted to 73 mph, and snowfall
totals ranged up to 17 inches at LaFarge. The barometric pressure at
Chicago IL dropped three quarters of an inch in six hours to 28.96 inches,
a record low reading for December. Up to a foot of snow blanketed northern
Illinois, and winds in the Chicago area gusted to 75 mph. O'Hare Airport in
Chicago was closed for several hours, for only the fourth time in twenty
years. High winds derailed train cars at Avon IN. Light winds and partly
sunny skies were reported near the center of the storm, a feature typical
of tropical storms. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
High pressure in the Pacific Northwest and low pressure in the southwestern
U.S. combined to produced high winds from Utah to California. Winds gusting
to 70 mph in the San Francisco area left nearly 300,000 residents without
electricity. Winds in Utah gusted to 105 mph at Centerville. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A couple of low pressure systems spread heavy snow across the northeastern
U.S. Up to two feet of snow was reported along Lake Erie in northeastern
Ohio, and up to ten inches was reported in Connecticut. Heavy snow squalls
developed over Michigan for the third day in a row. Three Oaks MI reported
25 inches of snow in two days. Twenty-six cities in the north central U.S.
reported record low temperatures for the date. The low of 10 degrees below
zero at Wichita KS was a December record for that location. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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