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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1134 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For FULTON County
Issued at 100 AM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLOUDY    27  25  92 CALM      30.06F                  
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    35  27  72 CALM      30.06F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  30; 6HR MAX TEMP:  38;                                

MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    28  27  93 CALM      30.06F                  
LAPORTE*       CLOUDY    23  21  93 E3        30.07F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  22; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30;                                

KNOX*          CLOUDY    34  28  80 CALM      30.07F                  
SOUTH BEND     CLOUDY    25  24  96 E3        30.07F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  36;                                

GOSHEN         CLOUDY    31  26  82 SE6       30.08F WCI  25          
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  33;                                

MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    35  27  74 S5        30.07F WCI  31          
6HR MIN TEMP:  34; 6HR MAX TEMP:  42;                                

LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    30  27  86 S5        30.09F WCI  25          
ROCHESTER*     CLOUDY    34  30  86 S3        30.09F                  
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    34  28  80 CALM      30.09S                  
AUBURN*        MOCLDY    30  27  86 E7        30.12S WCI  23          
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    26  23  88 E5        30.10F WCI  20          
6HR MIN TEMP:  26; 6HR MAX TEMP:  34;                                

HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    31  26  83 CALM      30.10F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  27; 6HR MAX TEMP:  34;                                

PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    32  27  82 S7        30.08F WCI  25          
6HR MIN TEMP:  32; 6HR MAX TEMP:  37;                                

MARION*        CLOUDY    32  26  80 S8        30.11S WCI  24          
6HR MIN TEMP:  26; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                


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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100am EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 25 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, 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 28 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the east at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees central. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 37 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 43 degrees at Bloomington. 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For FULTON County,IN

219 PM EST Sat Dec 16 2017 /119 PM CST Sat Dec 16 2017/

 DAY ONE  This afternoon and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For FULTON County, IN
Issued at 1227 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of drizzle. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of drizzle in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Snow likely possibly mixed with rain. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Snow likely. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of snow 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow. Lows in the lower 20s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 30.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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 December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:31 EST Ends 17:52 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
DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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