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
100 PM EST FRI JAN 17 2020

CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       SUNNY     28  18  64 E10       30.67F WCI  19          
FISHERS *+     PTSUNNY   28  25  86 SE12      30.64F WCI  18          
FRANKFORT +    PTSUNNY   29  20  69 SE14      30.66F WCI  18          
6HR MIN TEMP:  23; 6HR MAX TEMP:  29;                                

GREENWOOD *+   FAIR      28  18  67 SE10      30.64F WCI  18          
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    28  18  66 SE13      30.63F WCI  17          
6HR MIN TEMP:  22; 6HR MAX TEMP:  28;                                

-EAGLE CREEK   FAIR      28  18  66 E13       30.63F WCI  17          
6HR MIN TEMP:  21; 6HR MAX TEMP:  28;                                

KOKOMO +       FAIR      26  20  77 E16       30.65F WCI  14          
6HR MIN TEMP:  19; 6HR MAX TEMP:  26;                                

MARION +       FAIR      26  20  78 E9        30.66F HAZE    WCI  17  
MT COMFORT *+  PTSUNNY   27  23  86 SE12      30.64F WCI  16          
SHELBYVILLE    FAIR      30  18  60 E12       30.64F WCI  20          
6HR MIN TEMP:  24; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30;                                

ZIONSVILLE +   PTSUNNY   26  19  77 SE13      30.64F WCI  14          
6HR MIN TEMP:  19; 6HR MAX TEMP:  26;                                


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 17 12:43:52 EST 2020

.REST OF TODAY...Cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s. East winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. 
.TONIGHT...Not as cold. Chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain
and freezing rain, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain
after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows in the lower
30s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight.
Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance
of precipitation near 100 percent. 
.SATURDAY...Breezy. Not as cool. Cloudy. Rain until midday, then
chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 50. Southwest winds
20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain
90 percent. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Colder. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 15. West
winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. 
.SUNDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming
partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph until midday. Wind chill readings
3 below to 7 above zero. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows around 12. Wind chill
readings 1 below to 9 above zero. 
.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY...Mostly cloudy until midday then
becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Lowest wind chill
readings zero to 10 above zero until midday. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Clear. Lows around 16. 
.TUESDAY...Sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Lows around 20. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs around 40. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
Near steady temperature around 30. 
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. 

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

Friday January 17, 2020 the 17th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -20.630000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:03 EST Set 17:47 EST
Transit Meridian 12:55 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EST Ends 18:16 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 17TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1817...
A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's
fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats
and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
(David Ludlum)
...1893...
The mercury dipped to 17 degrees below zero at Millsboro DE to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
A single storm unloaded 77.5 inches of snow at Summit MT to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1982...
Strong chinook winds caused severe wind damage in Boulder CO. Wind gusts to
118 mph was recorded on the roof of the Environmental Research Laboratories
(ERL), and a wind gust to 137 mph was measured atop the roof of the NCAR
building (in the southwest part of the city, 600 feet above ground level).
The high winds uprooted trees and damage roofs. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A winter storm spread snow from the Southern Rockies into the Middle
Mississippi Valley and southwestern sections of the Great Lakes Region, and
freezing rain across Texas and oklahoma. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16
inches at Tulia TX, with 12 inches at Wellington KS. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A Pacific storm battered the southern coast of California. Winds gusting to
65 mph uprooted trees in San Diego. Los Angeles reported an all-time record
low baromteric pressure reading of 29.25 inches. (National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Strong chinook winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies gusted to 90
mph near Rollinsville CO, and reached 94 mph near Big Timber MT. Heavy snow
blanketed parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley, with eight inches reported
in Douglas County WI. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country reported record
high temperatures for the date. Record highs included 61 degrees at
Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms
produced large hail and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2006...
Bowling Green received 1.37" of liquid equivalent precipitation on January 
17, setting a new record for the date.  The old record was 1.25" set in 
1990. (Louisville NWS)

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