Allen County, Indiana
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THE HOOSIER STATE SAW A RETURN TO MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER SEVERAL DAYS BELOW NORMAL. READINGS CLIMBED INTO THE LOWER 80S AT MOST LOCATIONS. SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY STATEWIDE TOO. TONIGHT WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER NORTH AND CENTRAL SECTIONS AND PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE FAR SOUTH. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER INDIANA WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD. HOWEVER IT SHOULD PROVIDE ONE MORE DAY OF DRY WEATHER OVER CENTRAL AND NORTHERN SECTIONS ON THURSDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM 60 TO 65 AND HIGH TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY WILL BE IN THE MIDDLE 80S. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. WILL DRIFT TOWARDS THE OHIO VALLEY NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS SYSTEM MAY PRODUCE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS LATE THURSDAY OVER SOUTHWEST SECTIONS OF OUR STATE. THEN WE CAN EXPECT A BETTER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS STATE WIDE BY FRIDAY. $$ JEH/CS IMPORTANT NOTICE...THIS WILL BE THE LAST ISSUANCE OF THIS PRODUCT. THIS PRODUCT WILL BE DISCONTINUED AFTER JUNE 30 2004. ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS TO USE AFTER THAT DATE WITH INFORMATION SIMILAR TO THE STATE WEATHER SUMMARY INCLUDE THE WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR INDIANA /ASUS43 KIND SWRIN/...THE TABULAR STATE FORECAST FOR INDIANA /FPUS63 KIND SFTIN/...AND THE MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLE FOR INDIANA /ABUS21 KIND STPIN/. FOR GRAPHICS SHOWING THE LOCATIONS OF WEATHER SYSTEMS AND FRONTS GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV AND SELECT THE NATIONAL MAPS TAB. LAST
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC], Yesterday's U.S. Highs, Lows
Indiana's Highs/Lows/Precip, 24 Hr Rainfall (7AM-7AM EST), 7 Day Rainfall Animation
WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR ALLEN COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
500 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLEAR     26   9  49 N7        30.23R WCI  18          
VALPARAISO     CLEAR     18  10  71 CALM      30.22R                  
MICHIGAN CITY* CLEAR     19   3  49 CALM      30.23R                  
LAPORTE*       CLOUDY    17   8  66 N6        30.21S WCI   9          
KNOX*            N/A     18   1  49 N3        30.20S                  
SOUTH BEND     CLEAR     13   6  74 N6        30.21R WCI   4          
GOSHEN         CLEAR     15   8  73 N5        30.18R WCI   8          
MONTICELLO*    CLEAR     16  14  90 NW5       30.20S WCI   9          
LOGANSPORT*    CLEAR     19  14  79 N6        30.20S WCI  11          
ROCHESTER*     CLEAR     19  14  79 N3        30.20R                  
WARSAW*        CLEAR     18  10  73 N3        30.19R                  
ANGOLA*        CLEAR     16   7  67 E5        30.17R WCI   9          
FORT WAYNE     CLEAR     19  11  70 NE7       30.18R WCI  10          
HUNTINGTON*    CLEAR     18   9  68 N5        30.17S WCI  11          
PERU/GRISSOM   CLEAR     18  12  78 N6        30.17R WCI  10          
MARION*        CLEAR     19  13  79 N5        30.17S WCI  12          

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current NOWCAST not available U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
FORECAST FOR ALLEN COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Sat Mar 28 03:47:43 EDT 2015

.TODAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WINDY. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
RAIN 60 PERCENT. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. NOT AS
COLD. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
60 PERCENT. 
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
IN THE MID 30S. 
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. 
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE
OF RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. 

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


MEDIUM & LONG RANGE OUTLOOK

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY     120 DAY    180 DAY
                                           NOV05   NOV05-JAN06 DEC05-FEB06 FEB06-APR06
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below      Above     Normal     Normal     Normal
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal     Normal     Normal

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : South Bend , Fort Wayne , Indianapolis , Evansville
Almanac Information

Saturday March 28, 2015 the 87th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 3.260000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:35 EDT Set 19:06 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:50 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:09 EDT Ends 19:32 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Map of 24 Hr U.S. Rainfall (7AM - 7AM EST), 7 Day Rainfall Animation
Yesterday's Highs , Lows .Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
HISTORICAL WEATHER AND CLIMATE FACTS FOR TODAY

MARCH 28TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1917...
Thane Creek AK reported a snow cover of 190 inches. (The Weather Channel)
...1920...
The worst tornado disaster of record occurred in Chicago IL as a tornado
killed 28 persons and caused three million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1997...
Ten tornadoes tore across the area, affecting the Kentucky counties of 
Adair, Metcalfe, Casey, Green, Larue, Marion, Hardin, Hart, Nelson, and 
Russell; and the Indiana counties of Scott and Jefferson. Two of the 
twisters produced F3 damage. A 28-year-old woman was killed in Metcalfe 
County as she was thrown from her destroyed mobile home. A 40-year-old man 
was killed when his house in Bonnieville (Hart County) was hit by one of 
the F3 tornadoes and blown off its foundation. This tornado injured many 
people when it caused several car accidents as it crossed Interstate 65.
(NWS Louisville)

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