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239 PM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For WHITLEY County
Issued at 200 PM EST SAT NOV 17 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLOUDY    39  37  93 VRB7      30.29F                  
VALPARAISO     LGT RAIN  39  33  79 NW3       30.27F                  
MICHIGAN CITY* LGT RAIN  36  32  87 NE3       30.28F                  
LAPORTE*       DRIZZLE   36  35  94 NW6       30.28S                  
KNOX*          CLOUDY    37  32  81 NW3       30.27S                  
SOUTH BEND     LGT RAIN  36  33  89 N3        30.27F FOG              
ELKHART*       DRIZZLE   36  34  93 CALM      30.27S                  
GOSHEN         LGT RAIN  38  34  85 CALM      30.26S FOG              
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    37  32  81 CALM      30.26S                  
LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    36  32  87 CALM      30.27S                  
ROCHESTER*     CLOUDY    37  32  81 N3        30.27S HAZE             
WARSAW*        LGT RAIN  36  32  87 N5        30.26S                  
KENDALLVILLE*    N/A     36  32  84 N6        30.25F                  
AUBURN*        CLOUDY    37  34  87 NW6       30.26F                  
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    40  34  79 N5        30.26S                  
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    37  32  81 CALM      30.26S                  
PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    38  35  88 NE3       30.25R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200pm EST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the north at 3 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 9 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 51 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is LGT degrees at Warsaw.


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 WHITLEY County,IN

441 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018 /341 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Light snow, mixed with drizzle, may accumulate up to 1 inch in spots
tonight into Sunday morning. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WHITLEY County, IN
Issued at 1257 PM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of drizzle and snow. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Chance of drizzle and snow through midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Lows around 30. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning, then chance of drizzle and snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulations generally less than one half inch. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Chance of snow 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest toward daybreak.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the upper 20s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 17:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EST Ends 17:56 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
NOVEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1869...
Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1927...
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky