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1016 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For WELLS County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* PTCLDY 72 70 94 CALM 29.95R
VALPARAISO FAIR 72 67 84 CALM 29.95R
MICHIGAN CITY* FAIR 68 68 100 CALM 29.96S
LAPORTE* FAIR 70 67 91 CALM 29.96S
KNOX* FAIR 70 68 94 SE3 29.95S
SOUTH BEND FAIR 70 68 93 CALM 29.96R
GOSHEN FAIR 71 71 100 CALM 29.96R
MONTICELLO* FAIR 75 74 95 S6 29.95R
LOGANSPORT* FAIR 72 70 94 S5 29.97S
ROCHESTER* MOCLDY 77 73 88 S3 29.97R
WARSAW* FAIR 72 72 100 CALM 29.97R
KENDALLVILLE* MOCLDY 70 70 100 CALM 29.98R
AUBURN* FAIR 72 72 100 CALM 29.98R FOG
FORT WAYNE CLOUDY 74 74 100 CALM 29.98S
HUNTINGTON* FAIR N/A N/A N/A CALM 29.97S HAZE
PERU/GRISSOM FAIR 73 73 100 S6 29.96R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Thursday August 16, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, and Anderson.
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 WELLS County,IN
800 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018 /700 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018/
DAY ONE Tonight.
An isolated thunderstorm is possible overnight south of highway 30.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
There is a chance of thunderstorms Friday, and again Monday and
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WELLS County, IN
958 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of
a thunderstorm through early morning, then slight chance of showers
toward daybreak. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms through midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest
winds around 5 mph shifting to the north toward daybreak.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast
winds around 5 mph.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy.
A 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s.
MONDAY NIGHT Showers likely and a slight chance of a
thunderstorm. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm.
Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of measurable precipitation
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
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
AUG 22-26 AUG 24-30 AUG AUG-OCT
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Temperature: Below Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Above Normal Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:59 EDT Set 20:39 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:49 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 21:07 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
AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain
delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive
in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy
forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum)
A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that
lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry
spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather
Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms
in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which
toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons.
Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making
August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes
were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three
inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI.
Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region
produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD.
Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60
inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar
eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains
Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky