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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
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
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                  

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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.

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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.

   Wind Advisory.

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.

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7-Day Forecast For ST JOSEPH County, IN
Issued at 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 10 mph.

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.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
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)
...1983...
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
Channel)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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)


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