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1132 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For RUSH County
Issued at 1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
COLUMBUS MOSUNNY 37 28 70 SE6 30.35F WCI 33
FISHERS *+ PTSUNNY 34 32 93 S12 30.33F WCI 25
FRANKFORT + CLOUDY 36 32 85 S9 30.33R WCI 29
GREENWOOD *+ CLOUDY N/A N/A N/A S9 30.35F
INDIANAPOLIS PTSUNNY 36 30 79 SE14 30.32F WCI 27
-EAGLE CREEK FAIR 35 28 75 S12 30.31F WCI 27
KOKOMO + CLOUDY 32 28 85 S16 30.33S WCI 21
MARION + PTSUNNY 32 27 83 S14 30.34S HAZE WCI 22
MT COMFORT *+ CLOUDY 32 32 100 S9 30.34F WCI 24
SHELBYVILLE FAIR 37 30 75 S8 30.35S WCI 31
ZIONSVILLE + FAIR 32 29 88 SE16 30.32F WCI 22
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 27 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 15 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are from the east at 8 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 44 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.
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 RUSH County,IN
358 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: High pressure will track through the Ohio Valley today.
Clouds will increase this evening with rain expanding into the area
from the southwest after midnight.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Outlook: Significant rainfall is possible at times through much of
upcoming week into next 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.
Discussion: A slow moving front will interact with warm and moist
air from the Gulf of Mexico to bring rain next week. The rain could
be heavy at times with as much as 3 to 5 inches possible in spots
by next weekend. Lowland flooding is expected, with the possibility
of the development of significant river flooding later this week as
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For RUSH County, IN
928 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
REST OF TODAY
Not as cool. Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy
then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast
winds 5 to 15 mph.
TONIGHT Not as cool. Partly cloudy, then rain after midnight.
Lows in the lower 40s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after
midnight. South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after
midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY Warmer. Rain until midday, then chance of
rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to
20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain near
MONDAY NIGHT Warmer. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain.
Near steady temperature around 60. South winds around 15 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs
in the lower 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
TUESDAY NIGHT Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in
the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY Cooler, rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Temperature
steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Chance of rain
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance
of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs
in the lower 50s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain
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 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR
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Temperature: Above Above Normal Below
Precipitation: Above Above Above 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 ,
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 18:25 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 18:52 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
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky