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1132 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For WELLS County
Issued at 1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
GARY*          PTSUNNY   28  25  86 S7        30.30F WCI  21          
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    28  25  88 S12       30.31S WCI  18          
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    30  27  86 S13       30.30F WCI  20          
LAPORTE*       CLOUDY    27  26  95 S8        30.31F WCI  19          
KNOX*          CLOUDY    28  27  93 S12       30.32R WCI  18          
SOUTH BEND     CLOUDY    27  24  89 S16       30.31R WCI  15          
ELKHART*       CLOUDY    28  25  86 S10       30.31R WCI  19          
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    29  24  82 S14       30.32R WCI  18          
MONTICELLO*    FAIR      32  27  79 S8        30.31S WCI  25          
LOGANSPORT*    PTSUNNY   32  28  86 S8        30.33R WCI  25          
ROCHESTER*     CLOUDY    34  28  80 SE6       30.33R WCI  29          
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    30  27  86 S6G16     30.33R WCI  24          
AUBURN*        CLOUDY    32  27  80 S7        30.33R WCI  26          
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    32  27  81 S13       30.34S WCI  22          
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    31  26  80 S10       30.33S WCI  22          
PERU/GRISSOM   PTSUNNY   32  32 100 S12       30.31S WCI  23          
MARION*        PTSUNNY   32  27  83 S14       30.34S HAZE    WCI  22  

Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
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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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WELLS County,IN

551 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018 /451 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and upcoming
rounds of rain will lead to flooding on area streams and rivers over
this upcoming week. Areal flooding is also likely later this week. Please
see the Hydrologic Outlook product ESFIWX from this office for more 


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NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WELLS County, IN
Issued at 1213 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy through midnight, then mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Not as cool. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Warmer. Rain likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Windy. Rain likely. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Colder. Rain and a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Much cooler. Rain likely. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow possibly mixed with rain. Lows around 30.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Rain likely possibly mixed with snow. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain. Near steady temperature in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

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                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

Declination -11.270000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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)

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