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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
602 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For VIGO County
Issued at 1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018
WEST CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CRAWFORDSVL +  MOCLDY    60  56  88 S15G21    29.95R                  
GREENCASTLE +  FAIR      63  52  67 S9G18     29.98S                  
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    61  58  90 S13G21    29.91F                  
TERRE HAUTE    FAIR      64  55  72 S14       29.96S                  

Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 9 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 67 degrees at Bloomington. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For VIGO County,IN

434 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Isolated thunderstorms are possible. 
 
Hazards: Lightning. Locally heavy rainfall.
 
Timing: Any time.
 
Discussion: An approaching frontal system will keep rain and isolated
thunderstorms over central Indiana tonight. Lightning and locally 
heavy rainfall will be possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: Significant rainfall is possible at times through much of 
this week and into the 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. 

Winds will gust to around 40 mph on Tuesday.
 
Discussion: A slow moving front will interact with warm and moist 
air from the Gulf of Mexico to bring rain to central Indiana. The 
rain could be heavy at times with as much as 3 to 6 inches possible 
in spots by the weekend. Lowland flooding is expected, with the 
possibility of the development of significant river flooding later 
this week as well.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For VIGO County, IN
Issued at 1018 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Warmer, cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms early in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Near steady temperature in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Breezy. Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Much colder. Cloudy. Rain showers until midday, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of showers 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Chance of rain showers, then rain showers likely after midnight. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of showers 60 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Highs around 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     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
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.920000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 18:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 18:53 EST

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
FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky