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1132 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For WHITLEY County
Issued at 100 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* PTSUNNY 32 25 74 S12 30.28F WCI 23
KNOX* FAIR 32 27 80 S9 30.30F WCI 24
SOUTH BEND FAIR 29 24 82 S8 30.29F WCI 21
6HR MIN TEMP: 17; 6HR MAX TEMP: 29;
GOSHEN FAIR 30 25 81 S8 30.30F WCI 22
6HR MIN TEMP: 26; 6HR MAX TEMP: 30;
MONTICELLO* FAIR 34 28 76 S7 30.29F WCI 28
6HR MIN TEMP: 25; 6HR MAX TEMP: 34;
WARSAW* FAIR 32 27 80 SE8 30.30F WCI 25
FORT WAYNE PTSUNNY 32 27 81 S10 30.33F WCI 24
6HR MIN TEMP: 27; 6HR MAX TEMP: 32;
PERU/GRISSOM PTSUNNY 34 34 99 S12 30.29F WCI 26
6HR MIN TEMP: 27; 6HR MAX TEMP: 34;
South Bend ,
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 29 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 21 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees central. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw 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 WHITLEY 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
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WHITLEY County, IN
1213 PM EST Sun Feb 18 2018
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds
10 to 15 mph.
TONIGHT Partly cloudy through midnight, then cloudy with a
50 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph.
WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY Rain. Not as cool. Highs in the upper 50s.
South winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
MONDAY NIGHT Warmer. Rain and a slight chance of a thunderstorm
through midnight, then rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of
rain 80 percent.
TUESDAY Rain. Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Colder, rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of
rain 90 percent.
WEDNESDAY Much colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
rain. Highs in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance
of snow. Lows in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.
FRIDAY Rain likely possibly mixed with snow. Highs in the mid
40s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Rain likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs
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 ,
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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