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1132 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For WAYNE County
Issued at 1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE PTSUNNY 33 29 85 S9 30.32R WCI 25
KOKOMO* CLOUDY 32 28 85 S16 30.33S WCI 21
MUNCIE* PTSUNNY 35 28 75 S13 30.33F WCI 26
INDIANAPOLIS PTSUNNY 36 30 79 SE14 30.32F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 27 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 15 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are from the east at 8 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 44 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 WAYNE County,IN
344 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Some river flooding will persist today. Please check our web site at
www.weather.gov/iln for more information on the river flooding.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Additional rainfall is expected Tuesday night into Thursday. This
will lead to rises on area creeks and streams, along with the
potential for flooding, including at locations along the Ohio River.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, IN
1203 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast
winds around 10 mph.
TONIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with
a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s.
Temperatures rising into the mid 40s after midnight. South winds
10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY Showers, mainly in the morning. Much
warmer with highs in the mid 60s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with
gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening, then
a slight chance of rain after midnight. Much warmer with lows
around 60. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
TUESDAY Cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the morning. Mild.
Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to
35 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening, then
rain after midnight. Mild. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain
WEDNESDAY Cloudy. Rain, mainly in the morning. Not as warm
with highs in the mid 50s. Temperatures falling into the mid 40s
in the afternoon. Chance of rain 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Much
colder with lows in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the morning. Highs
in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. A chance of rain after midnight.
Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
FRIDAY Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain, mild. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Rain likely. Mild. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
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
FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR
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Temperature: Above Above Normal Below
Precipitation: Above Above 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 February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 18:25 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 18:52 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
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky