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550 PM EST Sat Mar 6 2021
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Regional Hourly Observations For WAYNE County
Issued at 900 PM EST SAT MAR 06 2021
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLEAR 38 25 59 N5 30.29S
KOKOMO* CLEAR 32 24 72 N3 30.29F
MARION* N/A 33 25 71 CALM 30.29S HAZE
MUNCIE* CLEAR 35 21 56 W3 30.27F
PORTLAND* FAIR 34 18 51 CALM 30.26F
INDIANAPOLIS CLOUDY 43 23 45 CALM 30.29S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900pm EST, Saturday March 06, 2021
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 24 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 43 degrees at Indianapolis. The lowest temperature is CLEAR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, and Anderson.
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 WAYNE County,IN
412 AM EST Sat Mar 6 2021
DAY ONE Today 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 is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, IN
616 PM EST Sat Mar 6 2021
Clear. Lows in the lower 20s. Northwest winds around
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds around
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 30. South winds around
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Warmer with highs in the lower 60s.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly
cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers. Unseasonably warm with lows in the lower 50s.
THURSDAY Showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of
rain 70 percent.
THURSDAY NIGHT Showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance
of rain 70 percent.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning.
Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 40 percent.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 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
MAR 12-16 MAR 14-20 JAN JAN-MAR
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Temperature: Normal Below Above Above
Precipitation: Above Normal 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 ,
Saturday March 06, 2021 the 65th Day of Year
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 07:09 EST Set 18:43 EST
Transit Meridian 12:56 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:43 EST Ends 19:09 EST
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 cold wave hit the East coast sending the mercury plunging to 8 degrees below
zero at Boston. It was the most severe March cold wave in modern history.
A chinook wind blowing down the slopes of the Rockies through Havre MT raised
the temperature 31 degrees in just three minutes. (The Weather Channel)
Florida received its greatest modern-day snowfall of record, with 4.0 inches at
the Milton Experimental Station. Pensacola FL equalled their 24-hour record
with 2.1 inches of snow. (The Weather Channel)
The coldest temperature ever recorded in Kentucky in March: -14 degrees at
Bonnieville in Hart County. Also...Louisville's coldest March temperature and
latest sub-zero temperature: one degree below zero. Lexington's latest sub-zero
temperature (-2) as well.
The Great Atlantic Coastal Storm of 1962 destroyed over $200 million worth of
property from Florida to New England. The storm caused major shoreline erosion
from North Carolina to Long Island. A 3 mile long boardwalk in Ocean City,
Maryland was wiped out. The storm caused greater alteration of the coastline
from Cape Hatteras northward than any previous storm, including hurricanes. A
new inlet was cut through Hatteras Island and more than 10 miles of outer banks
barrier dunes were obliterated. Winds of up to 75 mph raised waves to heights
of 40 feet. 42 inches of snow fell at Big Meadows, located in the
mountains of Virginia -- a state record.
Heavy rains soaked Florida for 24 hours with rainfall totals reaching as high as
9 inches at Whigham and 9.55 inches at Marianna.
At 3:30 PM CST, the temperature at Saint Cloud, Minnesota reached a summer-like
71 degrees, setting a new record temperature for the date. The previous record
of 50 degrees, set in 1983, was exceeded by 21 degrees!
A winter storm in the south central U.S. left parts of Missouri and Arkansas
buried under more than a foot of snow. Totals in Missouri ranged up to 16
inches at Lebanon with 14 inches reported at Springfield. Sections of Benton
county in Arkansas recorded 14 inches.
At the University of Denver High Altitude Lab, Mount Evans reported 50 inches of
snow in a 24 hour period. Winds gusting up to 40 mph caused whiteout conditions.
Severe thunderstorms dumped large amounts of hail over sections of Georgia and
Florida. Hail accumulated to a depth of 6 inches at Marietta, Georgia. Hail
the size of golfballs covered the ground 3 to 4 inches deep uniformly at
Longwood and Altamonte Springs, Florida. Hail damage was extensive with broken
windows and vehicle and roof damage widespread. Total damage in Florida
amounted to 25 million dollars, the most damaging hailstorm in Florida's history
An early morning strong (F3) tornado killed 4 people and injured 40 on a 19 mile
track through Dallas County in Alabama. Damages totaled $8 million. (WSI)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky