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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
405 AM EDT Fri Apr 27 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
Issued at 400 AM EDT FRI APR 27 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE FAIR 47 43 86 W5 29.85F
HUNTINGBURG + FAIR 44 38 79 S3 29.84F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Friday April 27, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 47 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, 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 PIKE County,IN
247 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018
DAY ONE Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday
A chance of thunderstorms is forecast next Wednesday. Some of
these storms could produce heavy rain, especially over southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois. There is a small potential for
severe storms. At this time, it is still to early to determine the
mode of convective activity.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, IN
1046 PM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. Calm winds late in
the evening becoming west around 5 mph after midnight.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 70. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds
around 5 mph.
SATURDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds
10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 70.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 50.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
THURSDAY Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower
70s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
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 ,
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
MAY 2-MAY 6 MAY 4-MAY 10 APR APR-JUN
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Temperature: Normal Below Below Above
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 ,
Friday April 27, 2018 the 117th Day of Year
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:50 EDT Set 20:36 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:22 EDT Ends 21:04 EDT
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
A tornado struck Kirksville MO killing 34 persons and destroying 300
buildings. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Pahala, located on the main island of Hawaii, soared to
100 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1938...Bowling Green's warmest April low: 69 degrees.
...1937...Beginning today, Bowling Green received 10 consecutive
days with measurable precipitation, a record.
A destructive tornado swept across Rogers County and Mayes County in
Oklahoma. The tornado struck the town of Pryor killing 52 persons and
causing two million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
A tornado tore through Green and Adair counties with F4
damage in its wake. Two and a half million dollars in damage
was done along the 14 mile long path. Six people were killed
and 58 hurt. The twister dropped to earth near Bramlett and
proceeded to Vester and Christine. The six fatalities
occurred in the Mount Pleasant Church area along KY 551 north
of Columbia. In Butler and Warren counties a tornado did F3
damage, killing one person and costing two and a half million
dollars. South View (Butler County) and Riverside (Warren
County) were struck. A tornado of F1 strength injured 2
people in Harrison County IN between Mauckport and Laconia.
Debris from a demolished barn was carried a quarter mile. An
F3 tornado did damage in Ohio and Butler counties. It touched
down near Island Lake along Wysox Road in Ohio County and
moved east near Logansport and Little Bend, lifting just
outside of Morgantown. An asphalt shingle was found embedded
two inches deep into an oak tree. An F4 tornado killed two
people in Russell County. It began east of Russell Springs
and moved through Salem to Faubush. The two fatalities
occurred when a farm was swept away at Gosser Ridge near
Dorena. At one point there were actually two distinct paths,
as two funnels moved parallel to each other. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky