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1016 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For MONTGOMERY County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT SAT MAR 17 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 37 22 54 E14 29.99F
KOKOMO* MOCLDY 32 21 64 E13 30.02F WCI 22
MUNCIE* FAIR 32 20 61 E9 30.03F WCI 24
INDIANAPOLIS CLOUDY 40 15 36 E14 29.98F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Saturday March 17, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 31 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. Winds are from the east at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 26 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 32 degrees central. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 MONTGOMERY County,IN
921 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Rain developing by late tonight. Slight chance of freezing
rain in a few locations.
Hazards: A few slick spots on roads possible.
Timing: Late tonight.
Discussion: A low pressure system moving out of the plains will
bring rain to central Indiana tonight. A brief period of freezing
rain is possible in some areas.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Outlook: Snow is possible at times from Monday night through
Wednesday night. Little to no accumulation is expected.
Discussion: A series of low pressure systems should bring
intervals of precipitation. Unseasonably cold temperatures
may cause some of the precipitation to be ice or snow.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For MONTGOMERY County, IN
853 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain, then rain,
possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Lows in the
lower 30s. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation
SATURDAY Cloudy. Rain likely until midday, then chance of rain
in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of rain 60 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds
up to 5 mph.
SUNDAY Not as cool. Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds up to 5 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds
around 5 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy.
A 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
and snow. Lows in the upper 20s.
TUESDAY Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain
and snow. Highs in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow,
possibly mixed with rain. Lows in the mid 20s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy.
A 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.
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 22-26 MAR 24-30 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Below 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 ,
Saturday March 17, 2018 the 76th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:52 EDT Set 18:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:53 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:27 EDT Ends 19:21 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
A winter storm in southwestern and central Tennessee produced 26 inches of
snow at Riddleton, and 18.5 inches at Memphis. It was the deepest snow of
record for those areas. (David Ludlum)
Record cold on Saint Patrick's Day: Louisville 9, Lexington 4, Bowling
Green 16. (NWS Louisville, KY)
The temperature at Snake River WY dipped to 50 degrees below zero, a record
for the U.S. for the month of March. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
A powerful spring storm produced severe thunderstorms over the Central Gulf
Coast States, and heavy snow in the High Plains Region. A tornado caused
three million dollars damage at Natchez MS, and six inches of rain in five
hours caused five million dollars damage at Vicksburg MS. Cactus TX
received 10 inches of snow. Western Kansas reported blizzard conditions.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky