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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1038 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For LAKE County
Issued at 100 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          PTSUNNY   50  34  53 N16       30.17S                  
VALPARAISO     FAIR      67  35  30 NE12      30.13F                  
LAPORTE*       FAIR      65  37  36 E10       30.14F                  
KNOX*          FAIR      64  39  39 E7        30.12F                  
SOUTH BEND     FAIR      64  36  35 E10       30.16F                  
ELKHART*       FAIR      66  39  37 NE5       30.15F                  
GOSHEN         FAIR      66  42  41 E6        30.14F                  
MONTICELLO*    PTSUNNY   60  37  42 E6        30.12S                  
LOGANSPORT*    FAIR      61  41  48 E9        30.13S                  
ROCHESTER*     FAIR      64  39  39 E8        30.13F                  
WARSAW*        FAIR      64  43  45 SE7       30.14F                  
AUBURN*        FAIR      66  45  45 E8        30.16F                  
FORT WAYNE     PTSUNNY   69  47  45 E9        30.14F                  
HUNTINGTON*    FAIR      66  41  40 E7        30.13F                  
PERU/GRISSOM   PTSUNNY   63  42  47 E10       30.11F                  
MARION*        FAIR      62  42  47 CALM      30.13F                  

Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Monday April 23, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 60 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Winds are from the east at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Fort Wayne. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 LAKE County,IN

341 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018 /441 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED:

  Elevated Fire Weather Risk.

DISCUSSION:

Dry conditions with northeast winds gusting to around 20 mph today
will contribute to a heightened wildfire threat across north-
central Illinois.

Portions of the Kankakee River will remain in flood through this
evening.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LAKE County, IN
Issued at 815 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

REST OF TODAY
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s inland
but only in the lower 50s near the lake. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 50s inland
but only in the lower 50s near the lake. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows around 40. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s inland
but only in the upper 40s near the lake. North winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the morning.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s inland
but only in the upper 50s near the lake.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 50s inland
but only in the lower 50s near the lake.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 60s inland
but only in the mid 50s near the lake. Lows in the upper 30s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                APR 28-MAY 2 APR 30-MAY 6    APR       APR-JUN                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Monday April 23, 2018 the 113th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.860000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:55 EDT Set 20:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:28 EDT Ends 20:59 EDT

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
APRIL 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1885...
The city of Denver CO was in the midst of a storm which produced 23 inches
of snow in 24 hours, and at Idaho Springs CO produced 32 inches of snow.
(David Ludlum)
...1910...
The temperature at the Civic Center in Los Angeles CA hit 100 degrees to
establish an April record for the city. (The Weather Channel)


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