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429 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For VERMILLION County
Issued at 600 PM EDT FRI MAR 23 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE FAIR 46 17 31 E3 30.25F
KOKOMO* FAIR 47 12 24 N9 30.26S
MUNCIE* FAIR 49 13 23 NE7 30.24F
INDIANAPOLIS PTSUNNY 48 16 27 NE7 30.25S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Friday March 23, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 21 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 52%, and the dew point is near 34 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 northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 9 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at Terre Haute, Evansville, and Bloomington. 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 VERMILLION County,IN
444 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Precipitation will slowly expand into the region tonight
ahead of an approaching low pressure system. As temperatures cool
overnight, snow will become the primary precipitation type with
sleet and freezing rain occasionally mixing in at times.
Hazards: Slick and snow covered roads and surfaces will develop late
Timing: After 200 am.
Discussion: An approaching low pressure system will bring
precipitation to the area tonight.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Outlook: Snow accumulation is expected on Saturday. Sleet may also
mix in to the southwest of Interstate 74. Winds will be gusty as well
on Saturday. Thunderstorms are possible Monday night into Tuesday.
Gusty winds, heavy rain, and lightning are the main threats.
Discussion: A low pressure system is expected to bring snow to the
northeastern half of central Indiana and rain to southwestern parts
with a transition zone with a wintry mixture of precipitation in
between. Another front will bring more rain and thunderstorms next
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotters are encouraged to send in snow amounts late tonight and
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For VERMILLION County, IN
327 PM EDT Fri Mar 23 2018
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 8 PM EDT
TONIGHT Chance of rain, then snow, possibly mixed with rain
after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows in the
lower 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after
midnight. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
SATURDAY Colder. Snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing
rain until midday, then rain, possibly mixed with snow and
freezing rain in the afternoon. Snow accumulation up to 3 inches.
Total snow accumulation 1 to 5 inches. Near steady temperature in
the mid 30s. East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
and snow, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s.
Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. East winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. East winds
around 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy.
A 50 percent chance of rain. Highs around 50.
MONDAY NIGHT Not as cool. Rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. Chance of
precipitation 90 percent.
TUESDAY Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs
in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Rain showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance
of showers 70 percent.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the upper 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
THURSDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid
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.
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 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY
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Temperature: Below 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 ,
Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:43 EDT Set 19:01 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:17 EDT Ends 19:27 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 vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the
late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of
total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city
killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky