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429 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For ST JOSEPH County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* MOCLDY 43 27 52 NW23G44 30.07R
VALPARAISO MOCLDY 42 28 57 NW20G37 30.04R
MICHIGAN CITY* RAIN 37 32 81 NW20G35 30.04R
LAPORTE* LGT RAIN 36 33 90 NW22G40 30.03R
KNOX* FAIR 39 30 70 NW22G37 30.00R
SOUTH BEND LGT RAIN 39 33 79 NW24G45 29.97R
ELKHART* LGT RAIN 41 34 75 NW17G36 29.94R
GOSHEN MOCLDY 41 34 76 NW23G35 29.92R
MONTICELLO* CLOUDY 40 24 54 NW21G32 30.05R
LOGANSPORT* CLOUDY 37 30 75 NW14 30.02R
ROCHESTER* DRIZZLE 39 34 81 NW21G35 29.99R
WARSAW* LGT RAIN 36 34 93 W20G26 29.94R
KENDALLVILLE* MOCLDY 40 30 66 NW10G17 29.88R
AUBURN* FAIR 37 32 81 W15G24 29.88R
FORT WAYNE LGT RAIN 41 34 76 NW18G38 29.91R
HUNTINGTON* DRIZZLE 38 33 82 NW17G31 29.96R
PERU/GRISSOM CLOUDY 37 34 87 NW15G43 29.99R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 24 mph with gusts at 45 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. The wind chill is near 28 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 37 mph with gusts at 53 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 36 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is LGT 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 ST JOSEPH County,IN
543 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018 /443 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018/
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT /9 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northern Indiana, southwest
Michigan and northwest Ohio.
DAY ONE Tonight.
Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.
Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph will isolated gusts to around 45 mph
this evening. Mixed rain and snow showers are expected with
reductions in visibilities possible.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday.
Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For ST JOSEPH County, IN
542 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy. Rain showers possibly mixed with snow
showers through midnight, then chance of snow showers early in the
morning. Chance of rain showers after midnight. Snow accumulations
generally less than one half inch. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest
winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph decreasing to 5 to
10 mph toward daybreak. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds
5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the
mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the lower 50s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. 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 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Below
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 ,
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:01 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EDT Ends 19:24 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
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky