Decatur 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 DECATUR COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
200 AM EST FRI JAN 21 2022

CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON       CLOUDY    17   8  66 NE3       30.50S                  
FRANKFORT +    CLOUDY    18   5  57 E8        30.49F WCI   7          
GREENWOOD *+   CLOUDY    21   7  55 NE7       30.50S WCI  13          
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    20   4  50 E9        30.49F WCI   9          
-EAGLE CREEK   CLOUDY    20   5  52 NE5       30.49S WCI  13          
KOKOMO +       CLOUDY    18   8  65 NE8       30.51F WCI   8          
MT COMFORT *+  CLOUDY    14   7  73 NE6       30.49F WCI   5          
SHELBYVILLE    CLOUDY    20   8  60 NE6       30.49S WCI  12          
ZIONSVILLE +   CLOUDY    18   6  58 E5        30.49F WCI  11          

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 DECATUR COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Fri Jan 21 00:46:03 EST 2022

.REST OF TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 13. Northeast winds
around 5 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 20s. East winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 12. East winds around 5 mph
shifting to the south toward daybreak. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 15 mph. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. West winds 5 to
10 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers.
Highs in the lower 30s. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 19. 
.MONDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 40. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with chance of snow showers,
possibly mixed with rain showers. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent. 
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower
30s. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows around 15. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. 
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s. 

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:      Below        Below      Above     Normal     Normal     Normal
 Precipitation:      Below        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

Friday January 21, 2022 the 21th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.660000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:52 EST
Transit Meridian 12:56 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EST Ends 18:21 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

JANUARY 21ST
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1863...
A severe coastal storm dropped heavy rain on the Fredericksburg area of
Virginia. It disrupted a Union Army offensive in an ill famed "mud march".
(David Ludlum)
...1982...
The second of two major snowstorms to hit southern Minnesota came to an
end. Minneapolis received 20 inches of snow in 24 hours to break the
previous record of 17 inches in 24 hours established just a few days
earlier. A record 38 inches of snow covered the ground following the two
storms, with drifts ten feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1985...
Three days of snow squalls at Buffalo NY finally came to an end. The
squalls, induced by relatively warm water in Lake Erie, produced 34 inches
of snow at the International Airport, with up to 47 inches reported in the
suburbs of Buffalo. The New York "blizzard of 85" left many counties
disaster areas. (19th-21st) (Weather Channel) (Storm Data)
President Reagan was sworn in for a second term in the coldest Inauguration
Ceremony of record. Cold and wind resulted in wind chill readings as much
as 30 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1987...
Low pressure over Minnesota produced high winds in the Northern Plains
Region. Winds gusted to 66 mph at Rapid City SD, and reached 70 mph at
Belle Fourche SD. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
High pressure over northern Nevada and low pressure off the coast of
southern California combined to produce high winds in the southwestern U.S.
Wind gusts in the San Francisco area reached 70 mph at Fremont. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Cold and snow prevailed in the northeastern U.S. Up to 13 inches of snow
was reported between Woodford and Searsburg in Vermont. Montpelier VT
reported a wind chill reading of 42 degrees below zero. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
Unseasonably warm weather prevailed across the state of Florida. Eight
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including West Palm
Beach with a reading of 86 degrees. Rain in southern New England changed to
freezing rain, then to sleet, and then to heavy snow during the late
morning. Most of Massachusetts was blanketed with 6 to 10 inches of snow.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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