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424 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For RIPLEY County
Issued at 500 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BATESVILLE + SUNNY 41 23 48 MISG 30.27F
BEDFORD + FAIR 48 18 29 NW9 30.28
BLOOMINGTON FAIR 49 22 34 W10 30.28F
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR 45 19 36 NW6G16 30.30F
MADISON *+ FAIR 45 21 39 W5 30.30F
NORTH VERNON + FAIR 43 23 45 NW12G17 30.30S
SEYMOUR + FAIR 50 23 34 NW7 30.29F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 13 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 27%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at 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.
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LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For RIPLEY County,IN
308 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for East Central Indiana,
Southeast Indiana, Northeast Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, South
Central Ohio, Southwest Ohio and West Central Ohio.
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight.
Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.
Winter Storm Watch.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For RIPLEY County, IN
326 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds
around 5 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow after
midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance
of precipitation 50 percent.
SATURDAY Snow and rain. Colder with highs in the lower 30s.
East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of
precipitation 100 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow in the evening.
Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up
to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
SUNDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
TUESDAY Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain
TUESDAY NIGHT Showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the upper 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
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