Allen County, Indiana
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WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR ALLEN COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
400 PM EST THU DEC 18 2014

NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          CLOUDY    28  16  59 VRB6      30.24  WCI  22          
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    26  17  68 CALM      30.22S                  
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    28  16  59 W3        30.23S                  
LAPORTE*       CLOUDY    29  22  73 CALM      30.22S                  
KNOX*          CLOUDY    28  17  62 W3        30.22S                  
SOUTH BEND     CLOUDY    28  21  75 W7        30.22S WCI  21          
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    27  22  81 W8        30.21R WCI  19          
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    26  20  75 CALM      30.22F                  
LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    28  21  74 NW3       30.23F                  
ROCHESTER*     CLOUDY    30  23  74 W6        30.22S WCI  24          
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    28  23  80 W7        30.21S WCI  21          
ANGOLA*        CLOUDY    27  25  93 W8        30.18S WCI  18          
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    28  22  78 W9        30.22R WCI  19          
HUNTINGTON*    FLURRIES  26  23  89 W5        30.21S WCI  20          
PERU/GRISSOM   FLURRIES  26  25  96 NW7       30.21F WCI  19          
MARION*        CLOUDY    27  23  85 NW5       30.21F WCI  21          

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FORECAST FOR ALLEN COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Thu Dec 18 15:22:51 EST 2014

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. 
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN.
LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. 
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 30S. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 20S. 
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
BREEZY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. 

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2
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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

Thursday December 18, 2014 the 352th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.400000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:23 EST
Transit Meridian 12:42 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 EST Ends 17:52 EST

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

DECEMBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1957...
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1984...
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
...1986...
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1989...
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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