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602 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For RANDOLPH County
Issued at 1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 61 58 90 S13G21 29.91F
KOKOMO* LGT RAIN 58 57 97 S10 29.96F
MUNCIE* MOCLDY 64 55 72 S13 29.99F
INDIANAPOLIS MOCLDY 64 53 67 S18 29.98S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 67 degrees at Bloomington. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 RANDOLPH County,IN
434 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Isolated thunderstorms are possible.
Hazards: Lightning. Locally heavy rainfall.
Timing: Any time.
Discussion: An approaching frontal system will keep rain and isolated
thunderstorms over central Indiana tonight. Lightning and locally
heavy rainfall will be possible.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday.
Outlook: Significant rainfall is possible at times through much of
this week and into the weekend across central Indiana. Flooding,
possibly significant flooding, could develop as a result of this
rainfall. Embedded thunderstorms are possible at times as well. No
severe storms are expected at this time.
Winds will gust to around 40 mph on Tuesday.
Discussion: A slow moving front will interact with warm and moist
air from the Gulf of Mexico to bring rain to central Indiana. The
rain could be heavy at times with as much as 3 to 6 inches possible
in spots by the weekend. Lowland flooding is expected, with the
possibility of the development of significant river flooding later
this week as well.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For RANDOLPH County, IN
1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Warmer. Cloudy with chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the
lower 60s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
TUESDAY Breezy. Cloudy with chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation
TUESDAY NIGHT Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms, then rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of precipitation 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY Much cooler. Cloudy with rain showers. Highs in the
upper 40s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.
North winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph until midday. Chance
of showers 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Colder. Rain showers likely, then rain showers
likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Lows in
the lower 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Highs in the mid
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain.
Lows in the upper 30s.
FRIDAY Rain likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Cloudy with chance of rain and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation
SATURDAY Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain
SATURDAY NIGHT Rain. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain
SUNDAY Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 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
FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Above Above Normal Normal
Precipitation: Above Normal 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 February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 18:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 18:53 EST
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. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky