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733 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For SWITZERLAND County
Issued at 700 AM EDT SUN AUG 19 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BATESVILLE + N/A N/A N/A N/A MISG N/A
BEDFORD + FAIR 66 64 94 CALM 29.95R FOG
BLOOMINGTON FAIR 66 66 100 CALM 29.96S FOG
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR 68 61 77 CALM 29.96R
MADISON *+ N/A 64 63 94 CALM 29.98R VSB 1/4
NORTH VERNON + FAIR 63 63 100 CALM 29.96R FOG
SEYMOUR + FAIR 66 66 100 CALM 29.96R FOG
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Sunday August 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 62 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog north. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 SWITZERLAND County,IN
344 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
A few strong to severe storms are possible later Monday night and
Tuesday as a strong cold front crosses the area. The main threat will
be strong wind gusts.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For SWITZERLAND County, IN
629 AM EDT Sun Aug 19 2018
Areas of fog this morning. Partly cloudy. Highs in the
mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
TONIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. East
winds around 5 mph.
MONDAY Areas of fog in the morning. Partly cloudy with a
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
MONDAY NIGHT Showers and thunderstorms likely. Muggy. Lows
around 70. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely,
mainly in the morning. Humid with highs in the upper 70s.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of
rain 40 percent.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
THURSDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 40 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
AUG 24-28 AUG 26-SEP 1 AUG AUG-OCT
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Above Normal Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Sunday August 19, 2018 the 231th Day of Year
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:01 EDT Set 20:35 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:48 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:34 EDT Ends 21:02 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
AUGUST 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a
narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would
cause extreme disaster in the now populated area. (David Ludlum)
'Never say die' Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in
flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million
dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at San Antonio TX soared to an all-time record high of 108
degrees. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
Thunderstorms moving out of southeastern Nebraska spread severe weather
into eastern Kansas and western Missouri during the day. Thunderstorms in
Nebraska produced hail three inches in diameter at Albion, and high winds
which downed a large tent at Waterloo injuring a dozen persons.
Thunderstorms in Kansas produced baseball size hail northwest of Topeka,
and wind gusts to 80 mph at Fulton. Ten persons were injured in a
thunderstorm at Princeton KS, and damage to crops in southern Franklin
County KS was estimated at 3.5 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National
Raleigh NC reported a record hot temperature reading of 103 degrees.
Afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 75 mph in
southern Pittsburgh County. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.50 inches
of rain at Morgantown. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Early morning thunderstorms deluged southeastern Delaware with six to ten
inches of rain in four to six hours, with local reports of 13 to 20 inches
of rain. Twenty-six major roads were closed or damaged, and fourteen
bridges were washed out. Flooding caused nearly four million dollars damage
to local businesses. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1999...A tornado (F0) touched down briefly near Crab Orchard (Lincoln,
County, KY), rendering a trailer unsalvageable. The roof of the trailer was
blown 200 feet. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky