Tippecanoe 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 TIPPECANOE COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
300 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018

CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    40  33  76 SW8       29.99F                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      44  31  60 SW12      30.01S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    43  32  65 SW8       30.04R                  

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 TIPPECANOE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Sat Jan 20 15:20:31 EST 2018

.TONIGHT...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Chance of drizzle. Lows in the
mid 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation
40 percent. 
.SUNDAY...Cloudy. Areas of fog. Chance of drizzle. Highs in the
mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation
40 percent. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Rain. Patchy fog. Near steady temperature in the
lower 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. 
.MONDAY...Cloudy. Rain until midday, then chance of rain showers
in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 15 to
20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation
90 percent. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Colder, cloudy. Rain showers likely, then chance
of snow showers, possibly mixed with rain showers after midnight.
Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 
.TUESDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
snow. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. 
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. 
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Not as cold. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower
30s. 
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A
40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s. 
.SATURDAY...Rain. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain near
100 percent. 

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 January 20, 2018 the 20th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.900000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 17:51 EST
Transit Meridian 12:56 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EST Ends 18:20 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 20TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1937...
The wettest Inaugural Day of record with 1.77 inches of rain in 24 hours.
Temperatures were only in the 30s as Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworm in for
his second term. (David Ludlum)
Also...in 1937...A record crest on the Rough River was attained with a stage 
of 31.8 feet at Dundee. (NWS Louisville)
...1943...
Strange vertical antics took place in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
While the temperature at Deadwood was a frigid 16 degrees below zero, the
town of Lead, just a mile and a half away, but 600 feet higher in
elevation, reported a balmy 52 degree reading. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Rogers Pass MT plunged to 70 degrees below zero to
establish a new record for the continental U.S. (David Ludlum)
...1978...
A paralyzing "Nor'easter" produced a record 21 inches of snow at Boston, 15
to 20 inches in Rhode Island, and one to two feet of snow in Pennsylvania.
Winds along the coast of Connecticut gusted to 70 mph. (David Ludlum)
Also... Louisville's deepest snowcover: 19 inches. (NWS Louisville)
...1987...
Gale force winds lingered along the northern Atlantic coast in the wake of
a holiday weekend storm. High winds along the eastern slopes of the
Northern Rockies gusted to 67 mph at Livingston MT, and high winds in
southern California gusted to 70 mph near San Bernardino. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A storm in the Upper Midwest produced heavy snow and gale force winds. Up
to 27.5 inches of snow was reported along the Lake Superior shoreline of
Michigan, with 22 inches at Marquette. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
The temperature in the Washington D.C. area warmed into the lower 50s for
the Presidential Inauguration during the late morning hours, before gusty
northwest winds ushered in colder air that afternoon. (National Weather
Summary)
...1990...
While heavy thunderstorm rains drenched the Central Gulf Coast States, with
4.23 inches reported at Centreville AL in 24 hours, unseasonably warm
weather continued across Florida. Five cities in Florida reported record
high temperatures for the date. Tampa FL equalled their record high for
January of 85 degrees. (National Weather Summary)

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