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1040 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For NEWTON County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* MOCLDY 54 50 87 SW10 29.86S
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY 52 45 76 SW9 29.85S
SOUTH BEND CLOUDY 49 46 90 SW16G24 29.84F
GOSHEN CLOUDY 50 47 89 SW16 29.84F
MONTICELLO* CLOUDY 51 44 76 SW13G20 29.91S
WARSAW* CLOUDY 50 45 81 SW14G20 29.86F
KENDALLVILLE* CLOUDY 49 44 84 W14G21 29.84F
FORT WAYNE CLOUDY 50 45 83 SW18G29 29.87F
PERU/GRISSOM CLOUDY 50 47 91 W18 29.89F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, and Anderson.
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 NEWTON County,IN
312 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 /412 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018/
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk
A strong cold front will move through the area on Saturday, with
gusty northwest winds developing. Sustained wind speeds of 20 to
30 mph are expected with gusts as high as 40 mph at times. The
strong northwest winds will result in waves in excess of 10 feet
along the Indiana shore Saturday afternoon and evening, which
may result in minor lakeshore flooding.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For NEWTON County, IN
853 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers late in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight.
Lows around 40. West winds 10 to 20 mph.
SATURDAY Windy. Sunny in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight chance of snow showers.
Highs in the lower 50s. Then temperatures falling into the lower
40s by evening. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming
northwest and increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts
up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening decreasing to
5 to 10 mph after midnight.
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
around 10 mph.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Highs in the mid 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid
30s. Highs in the mid 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
OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Normal
Precipitation: 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 ,
Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:00 EDT Set 18:59 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EDT Ends 19:26 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
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky