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242 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For TIPPECANOE County
Issued at 300 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE FAIR 73 50 44 E10 30.10F
KOKOMO* FAIR 73 50 44 NE15 30.13F
MUNCIE* FAIR 76 46 34 E12 30.12F
INDIANAPOLIS FAIR 76 51 41 E12 30.09F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Sunday September 23, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the east at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Shelbyville. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 TIPPECANOE County,IN
322 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: An upper level system will allow rain chances to
gradually spread north today into tonight.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Outlook: Thunderstorm activity is possible across all or parts of the
area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday night. Severe storms are
possible on Tuesday. Locally heavy amounts of rain are also possible
around Monday and Tuesday.
Discussion: A frontal system is expected to move through the area
during the early to middle parts of the week.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Severe storm spotters are encouraged to monitor future statements
regarding the severe threat on Tuesday.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For TIPPECANOE County, IN
314 PM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018
Clear then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid
50s. East winds around 5 mph.
MONDAY Cloudy. Chance of rain showers until midday, then rain
showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs around 70. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Warmer. Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Near
steady temperature in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms, then chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest after
midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY Cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in
the upper 60s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the lower 50s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the lower 70s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the mid 50s.
SUNDAY Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the upper 70s.
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
SEP 28-OCT 2 SEP 30-OCT 6 SEP SEP-NOV
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Temperature: Normal Normal
Precipitation: 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 September 23, 2018 the 266th Day of Year
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:34 EDT Set 19:40 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:37 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:08 EDT Ends 20:06 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
One of the greatest hurricanes to strike New England made landfall at Long
Island and crossed Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It was the worst
tempest in nearly two hundred years, equal to the hurricane which struck in
1938, and one of a series of severe summer and autumn storms to affect
shipping lanes that year. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Charlotteburg NJ dipped to 23 degrees, the coldest
reading of record for so early in the autumn for the state. (The Weather
A thunderstorm downburst caused a timber blowdown in the Kaibab National
Forest north of the Grand Canyon. Two hundred acres were completely
destroyed, and scattered destruction occurred across another 3300 acres.
Many trees were snapped off 15 to 30 feet above ground level. (The Weather
Autumn began on a rather pleasant note for much of the nation. Showers and
thunderstorms were confined to Florida and the southwestern deserts. Warm
weather continued in the western U.S., and began to spread into the Great
Plains Region, but even in the southwestern deserts readings remained below
100 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms developing along a cold front in the south central U.S.
produced severe weather in Oklahoma during the afternoon and early evening
hours. Thunderstorms produced softball size hail near Noble and Enterprise,
and baseball size hail at Lequire and Kinta. A tornado near Noble OK
destroyed a mobile home injuring one person. (The National Weather Summary)
Seventeen cities in the north central U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date, including Devils Lake ND with a reading of 22 degrees.
Jackson KY reported a record low of 41 degrees during the late afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds ushering cold air into the central and
northeastern U.S. gusted to 55 mph at Indianapolis IND. Winds along the
cold front gusted to 65 mph at Norfolk VA, and thunderstorms along the cold
front deluged Roseland NJ with 2.25 inches of rain in one hour. The
temperature at Richmond VA plunged from 84 degrees to 54 degrees in two
hours. Snow and sleet was reported at Binghamton NY. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
A slow-moving storm system brought torrential rains to Kentucky on
September 22 and 23, 2006, resulting in widespread flooding. Eight people
were killed in the state. It was the worst general flood since the March
1997 flood. It was the deadliest weather event in this area since seven
people were killed in the flood of March 1-2, 1997, and the Super Outbreak
of tornadoes on April 3, 1974 when 72 lives were lost.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky