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706 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.
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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
Issued at 700 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE FAIR 50 28 42 N6 30.31S
HUNTINGBURG + FAIR 48 27 44 NW6 30.30S
WASHINGTON + FAIR 48 26 41 NW9 30.30S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Terre Haute and Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For PIKE County,IN
405 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday
A slight chance of thunderstorms is forecast late Friday night and
Saturday, then again late Sunday night and Monday. Locally heavy
rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns.
Heavy rainfall will be a concern with widespread showers along a
cold front moving through the region Tuesday night into Wednesday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, IN
248 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers and
snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds
around 5 mph in the evening shifting to the southeast after
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds
10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
SATURDAY Rain showers in the morning, then rain showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid
40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain
showers in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds
10 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then
showers likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
TUESDAY Showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation
TUESDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows
WEDNESDAY Showers likely in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of
precipitation 60 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s.
Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers.
Highs around 60.
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 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Normal 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 ,
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 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
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky