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1246 PM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For WARREN County
Issued at 100 PM EST MON DEC 18 2017
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 47 43 86 SW12G21 29.97F
6HR MIN TEMP: 42; 6HR MAX TEMP: 47;
KOKOMO* CLOUDY 46 43 89 SW18 29.98F
6HR MIN TEMP: 41; 6HR MAX TEMP: 46; 6HR PCP: TRACE;
MUNCIE* CLOUDY 46 42 86 SW12 30.00S
6HR MIN TEMP: 41; 6HR MAX TEMP: 46; 6HR PCP: TRACE;
INDIANAPOLIS CLOUDY 46 42 86 SW12 30.03F
6HR MIN TEMP: 42; 6HR MAX TEMP: 46; 6HR PCP: TRACE;
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Monday December 18, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 42 degrees north, near 46 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. 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 47 degrees at Terre Haute, Lafayette, and Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, and Huntingburg.
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 WARREN County,IN
403 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: Patchy drizzle and light fog is possible this morning.
But visibilities are expected to remain above a mile. Otherwise
a weak area of high pressure will move east across the southern U.S.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday.
Outlook: Rain will occur Friday changing to light snow and then
ending early Saturday. Snow or mixed rain and snow is possible over
central and southern sections again by late Sunday.
Discussion: Quiet and dry weather will occur through Thursday as a
split upper flow occurs across the central and eastern U.S. Low
pressure will move into the great lakes late Friday and a strong cold
front will move through late Friday night.
An area of low pressure over the southern U.S. may bring a chance of
Wintry precipitation to southern and possibly central sections by
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WARREN County, IN
949 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017
REST OF TODAY
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle midday. Highs in the
upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
TONIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to
TUESDAY NIGHT Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
Northwest winds around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.
Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Not as cool. Partly cloudy then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40. Temperature
steady or slowly rising after midnight.
FRIDAY Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the
FRIDAY NIGHT Colder. Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow.
Lows around 30. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
SATURDAY Colder. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows
in the lower 20s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs in the lower 30s.
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
DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal
Precipitation: Normal Below 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 ,
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:23 EST
Transit Meridian 12:42 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 EST Ends 17:52 EST
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 tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky