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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
330 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For ALLEN County
Issued at 400 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
GARY* CLOUDY 32 25 74 NW12 29.94R WCI 23
VALPARAISO LGT SNOW 30 26 85 NW8 29.93R VSB 3/4 WCI 22
MICHIGAN CITY* LGT SNOW 30 28 93 NW9G16 29.93R WCI 22
LAPORTE* CLOUDY 29 26 86 NW9G16 29.91R WCI 21
KNOX* CLOUDY 32 28 86 NW10 29.90R WCI 24
SOUTH BEND CLOUDY 29 26 89 NW13 29.89R WCI 19
ELKHART* CLOUDY 30 27 86 NW12 29.87R WCI 21
GOSHEN CLOUDY 31 26 82 W18 29.86R WCI 19
MONTICELLO* CLOUDY 32 29 90 NW15G21 29.93R WCI 21
LOGANSPORT* CLOUDY 32 30 93 W9 29.92R FOG WCI 24
ROCHESTER* CLOUDY 34 32 93 NW13G21 29.90R WCI 25
WARSAW* CLOUDY 30 28 93 W15 29.88R WCI 19
AUBURN* CLOUDY N/A N/A N/A W18G30 29.84R
FORT WAYNE CLOUDY 33 28 81 W20 29.86R WCI 21
HUNTINGTON* CLOUDY 32 28 86 W8G16 29.88R WCI 25
PERU/GRISSOM FLURRIES 33 33 100 NW15 29.90R WCI 22
MARION* CLOUDY 33 30 89 W14G20 29.90R WCI 23
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400pm EST, Tuesday January 23, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 29 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 19 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. The wind chill is near 26 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees south. 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 38 degrees at Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 ALLEN County,IN
400 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018 /300 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018/
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
Runoff from recent snowmelt and rainfall today may lead to some minor
flooding of rivers and streams later this week. Isolated ice jam
flooding is also possible this week.
Light snow accumulations of generally less than an inch are expected
across southwest Lower Michigan extending into portions north
central Indiana. Most of the snow accumulation is expected through
early afternoon. The combination of snow and temperatures dropping
below freezing this afternoon into this evening may result in some
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday
Runoff from recent rain and snowmelt may result in a few instances of
minor flooding of creeks and streams this week.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter reports of any snow accumulations will be appreciated today.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For ALLEN County, IN
257 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018
Cloudy. Chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers in the afternoon, then chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 15 to 20 mph.
Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.
TONIGHT Cloudy. Chance of flurries through midnight. Lows in the
upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
WEDNESDAY Cloudy. Chance of flurries in the afternoon. Highs in
the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 40. South winds around
THURSDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows around 30.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the upper 40s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain
showers possibly mixed with snow showers. Lows in the lower 30s.
SUNDAY Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers and snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.
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:
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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
JAN 29-FEB 2 JAN 31-FEB 6 FEB FEB-APR
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Temperature: Above Normal 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 ,
Tuesday January 23, 2018 the 23th Day of Year
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 08:00 EST Set 17:55 EST
Transit Meridian 12:57 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 EST Ends 18:23 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
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
The coldest day of the coldest month of record in the northeastern U.S. A
British Army thermometer in New York City registered a reading of 16
degrees below zero. During that infamous hard winter the harbor was frozen
solid for five weeks, and the port was cut off from sea supply. (David
The temperature at Prospect Creek AK plunged to 80 degrees below zero, the
coldest reading of record for the United States. (David Ludlum)
Strong winds ushered bitterly cold air into the north central U.S., and
produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in
northwest Lower Michigan ranged up to 17 inches in Leelanau County. Wind
chill temperatures reached 70 degrees below zero at Sault Ste Marie MI and
Hibbing MN. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Northeastern Colorado experienced its most severe windstorm in years. A
wind gust to 92 mph was recorded at Boulder CO before the anenometer blew
away, and in the mountains, a wind gust to 120 mph was reported at Mines
Peak. The high winds blew down a partially constructed viaduct east of
Boulder, as nine unanchored concrete girders, each weighing forty-five
tons, were blown off their supports. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Low pressure brought heavy snow to Wyoming, with 18 inches reported at the
Shoshone National Forest, and 17 inches in the Yellowstone Park area.
Gunnison CO, with a low of 19 degrees below zero, was the cold spot in the
nation for the twelfth day in a row. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
A Pacific cold front brought strong and gusty winds to the northwestern
U.S. Winds in southeastern Idaho gusted to 62 mph at Burley. Strong winds
also prevailed along the eastern slopes of the northern and central
Rockies. Winds in Wyoming gusted to 74 mph in Goshen County. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky