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1030 PM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For VANDERBURGH County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT THU OCT 19 2017
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE CLEAR 57 51 80 CALM 30.22R
HUNTINGBURG + CLEAR 59 52 77 S3 30.23R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1100pm EDT, Thursday October 19, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 60 degrees central, and near 57 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 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 60 degrees at Indianapolis. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For VANDERBURGH County,IN
256 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday
Thunderstorms are possible Saturday night through Sunday evening.
Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary hazards.
Most areas can expect 1-2 inches of rain.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For VANDERBURGH County, IN
848 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Calm winds.
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast
winds around 5 mph.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds
10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
SUNDAY Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the
lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation
MONDAY Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows around 50.
TUESDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 60s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
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
OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 NOV NOV-JAN
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Temperature: Below Normal Normal Above
Precipitation: Below Below 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 ,
Thursday October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:00 EDT Set 18:59 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EDT Ends 19:25 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
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky