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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
757 PM EST Sat Dec 2 2023

.Key Messages...

- Rain chances tonight and early Sunday

- Continued Cool.

- Additional rain chances again Monday and Tuesday 

- Return to near normal temperatures next week

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Regional Hourly Observations For WAYNE County
Issued at 1100 PM EST SAT DEC 02 2023
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    43  41  93 NE3       29.88S                  
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    42  42 100 E6        29.86F FOG              
MARION*        CLOUDY    42  42 100 E6        29.87F FOG              
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    45  41  86 E8        29.86F FOG              
PORTLAND*      FOG       43  43 100 E5        29.86F VSB 3/4          
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    44  39  82 E3        29.85S                  

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 1100pm EST, Saturday December 02, 2023

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 38 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 45 degrees at Muncie and Evansville. The lowest temperature is FOG degrees at Warsaw.

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 WAYNE County,IN

311 AM EST Sat Dec 2 2023

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, IN
Issued at 932 PM EST Sat Dec 2 2023

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. East winds around 5 mph.

Cloudy with showers. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph, increasing to southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows around 30. West winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 40s.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs in the upper 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                    DEC 8-12    DEC 10-16    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Saturday December 02, 2023 the 336th Day of Year

Declination -22.050000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:48 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:34 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EST Ends 17:50 EST

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
An early season snow and ice storm struck the southeastern U.S. It produced
11 inches of snow at Charlotte NC, and six inches at Atlanta GA. (David
A late season hurricane caused extensive damage across the Florida
peninsula, then moved off the Georgia coast crossing Cape Hatteras as a
tropical storm. The storm produced whole gales along the Middle Atlantic
and Southern New England coast. Winds gusted to 60 mph at Block Island RI,
and reached 64 mph at Atlantic City NJ. (David Ludlum)
A late season tornado killed four persons in Madison County and Bond
County, east of St Louis MO. Three tornadoes touched down in Illinois that
afternoon, compared to just half a dozen tornadoes in the month of December
in 115 years of records up until that time. Thunderstorms also produced
hail which caused more than four million dollars damage in the St Louis
area, it was the most damaging hailstorm of record for Missouri. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
A tornado, 400 yards in width, touched down about one mile below the summit
of Timpanogos Divide. Trees up to 18 inches in diameter were snapped, and
some of the 38 inch snow cover was carried 1000 feet above the ground as
the tornado traveled one mile. (The Weather Channel)
A tornado destroyed a home four miles south of Eastwood MO. The owners were
not injured in that tornado, but ironically one was killed Christmas Eve
when another tornado hit the replacement mobile home on the same site. (The
Weather Channel)
A powerful storm over the Gulf of Alaska continued to produced high winds
and heavy rain along the northern and central Pacific coast. Winds gusted
to 80 mph south of Port Orford OR, Stevens Pass WA was blanketed with
sixteen inches of snow, and Blue Canyon CA was soaked with 1.63 inches of
rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Squalls in the Great Lakes Region produced ten inches of snow at Union City
PA. Gale force winds gusted to 55 mph at Buffalo NY. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
Squalls produced heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Totals in Upper
Michigan ranged up to 20 inches at Ironwood. Heavy snow and high winds
caused 150 auto accidents in Michigan, resulting in sixteen deaths and 22
injuries. Strong northwesterly winds gusted to 73 mph at Johnstown PA, and
Lowville PA received 20 inches of snow in 36 hours. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky