1-23-18 Indiana Forecast Update: Rain & Snow Showers Continue Throughout the Day Today. D.

1-23-18 Indiana Forecast Update: Rain & Snow Showers Continue Throughout the Day Today. D.

becks, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes
Good Tuesday Morning! Rain/snow showers will continue throughout the day today and into tonight. With these snow showers, we don't anticipate any accumulations as surface temps will be above freezing for most of the state. Temps will drop off overnight however after these showers that could result in some refreezing and the potential for some black ice forming. Something that will need to be monitored and take into consideration as we move forward but we're not anticipating this being too serious of a problem. We touch on the late week warm-up and next weekend's storm system in the video. Please reach out to us if you have any questions and have a blessed day! -Daniel Today's Video (7 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP5L32yu_Hc&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Forecast radar showing the timing of the remaining rain/showers today into…
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1-22-18 Illinois/Indiana Afternoon Update: Rain Showers Through the Afternoon & Evening. D.

1-22-18 Illinois/Indiana Afternoon Update: Rain Showers Through the Afternoon & Evening. D.

Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes
Today's Video (6 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnubIobfIJc&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Current simulated radar shows the 2nd line of rain starting to form in central Illinois around 8 pm ET/7pm CT. Wouldn't rule out some isolated thunder as this second line crosses into Indiana. Lingering rain & snow showers may be possible on the backside of this system with the rain showers transitioning to snow. We do not anticipate any accumulation with these snow showers as surface temps will be warm and any snow that falls will melt shortly after hitting the ground. There is the possibility of a lingering rain/snow shower to occur Wednesday as this system continues to clear out of the area: Most recent guidance showing total precipitation through Tuesday night with the heaviest rain falling across northern Illinois:
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1-22-18 Long-range: Warm week east ahead, colder changes loom into early Feb. Additional Plant ’18 dry concerns discussed as well. K.

1-22-18 Long-range: Warm week east ahead, colder changes loom into early Feb. Additional Plant ’18 dry concerns discussed as well. K.

Agriculture, becks, Energy, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Premium Discussions, South Dakota
Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WmWWm9uaSU&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Today's long-range slides PDF: 1-22-18 Long-Range Analysis
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1-22-18 Indiana Forecast Update: Rain Showers Today Transitioning into Snow Tuesday. Details Here! D.

1-22-18 Indiana Forecast Update: Rain Showers Today Transitioning into Snow Tuesday. Details Here! D.

becks, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes
Good Monday Morning! Looking at some rain showers throughout the day today and evening tonight with the possibility of some lingering snow showers on the backside of this system Tuesday into Wednesday. We start to repeat this past week as temps start to rise into the 40's and 50's as the week progresses before another rain system moves through this weekend bringing cooler temps behind it. Please reach out with any questions and have a blessed Monday and week! -Daniel Today's Video (5 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgwDfLUinAs We're currently expecting the main line of rain to cross over into Indiana around 7am this morning with scattered rain showers ahead and behind. We expect rain showers to continue through the day today and into tonight before switching over to scattered snow showers before…
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1-19-18 Ohio Valley Forecast: Weekend Warm-up & Late Weekend Storm System Updates. Details Here! D.

1-19-18 Ohio Valley Forecast: Weekend Warm-up & Late Weekend Storm System Updates. Details Here! D.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Ohio
Synopsis: Good Friday morning! Biggest story continues to be the weekend warm-up and the system moving through the Ohio Valley later this weekend bringing widespread rain showers and possibly some snow showers on the backside as it exits the area. Temperatures drop off following this system but we see another warming trend as another area of high pressure moves into the area bringing clear skies. We're monitoring another system next weekend that's looking to be a repeat of the system we're seeing this weekend, we will touch more on this into early next week. Have a great Friday and please reach out if you have any questions! -Daniel Today's video(5 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h3mX9gwSTM Foggy conditions with drizzle and light rain showers work in Saturday evening into Sunday as a warm front…
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1-18-18 Long-range: Discussing the risks for warmth possibly lingering into early Feb before return to cold…latest details here. M.

1-18-18 Long-range: Discussing the risks for warmth possibly lingering into early Feb before return to cold…latest details here. M.

Agriculture, becks, Energy, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Premium Discussions, South Dakota
Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us_QHFos058 PDF: 1-18-18 Long-Range Notes
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1-18-18 Ohio Valley Forecast Update: Warm-up Trend Continues & Weekend Storm Update. Details Here! D.

1-18-18 Ohio Valley Forecast Update: Warm-up Trend Continues & Weekend Storm Update. Details Here! D.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Ohio
Synopsis: Good Thursday morning! We continue to monitor this weekend's storm and build confidence on the timing and placement as it moves through the Ohio Valley Sunday into Monday. First scattered drizzle/light showers looks to start across Illinois and Indiana Saturday night into Sunday as the low pressure continues to move northeast eventually bringing the scattered drizzle into Ohio during the day Sunday and Sunday night. We're looking at the main band of this storm arriving in Illinois Sunday night around midnight CST, crossing over into Indiana around 3-5 am EST, and into Ohio mid-morning Monday. We also discuss the potential for another storm system next week in the video. We begin our warming trend late week into the weekend as well with 50's on the table. We'll continue to monitor and…
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1-17-18 Ohio Valley: Active pattern relaxes into late week…targeting a weekend warm-up + possible gusty showers/storms? Latest here! K.

1-17-18 Ohio Valley: Active pattern relaxes into late week…targeting a weekend warm-up + possible gusty showers/storms? Latest here! K.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes, Ohio
Today's video: http://youtu.be/L1Zn_J0_GYU?hd=1 24-hour snowfall totals here across the Ohio Valley: Next targeted robust system, or as we call it in meteorology a "mid-latitude cyclone or Lakes Cutter" moves in Sunday into Monday from west to east...showers and possibly a few gusty t'storms will be possible...a nice relax in the pattern coming prior to this with temps warming and plentiful sunshine to help melt some of that snowpack: Here's the ingredients as to why we think we can't fully rule out a strong storm threat especially across I-70 south in IL/IN...we are lacking energy but we have much above normal moisture (bottom left) and strong winds aloft (top right) forecasted here...we will keep watching as this evolves, but some gusty winds certainly on the table with these showers Sunday into…
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1-16-18 Tuesday Vincennes/Seymour Forecast

1-16-18 Tuesday Vincennes/Seymour Forecast

INDOT, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes
Synopsis: Good Tuesday morning! Light snow showers continue to impact the area from mainly New Albany to Madison this morning.  These area may see lingering light snow into mid-morning.  Most areas have picked up a 2-4" snowfall over the past 24 hours.  Frigid weather expected today, with the risk of a few additional flurries or light snow showers to develop this afternoon (especially north).  A few spots may see an additional dusting, but overall not looking like a big concern.  Winds today will be westerly 5-15 mph.  Once we get past today, the weather looks very quiet for mid and late week, with no additional precipitation concerns.  Lots of sunshine is also expected.  Temperatures remain well below freezing Wednesday, but by Thursday afternoon we should crack freezing in some locations.…
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1-15-18 Indiana: 1PM Nowcast update for Monday afternoon. N.

1-15-18 Indiana: 1PM Nowcast update for Monday afternoon. N.

becks, Indiana, INDOT, INDOT - Crawfordsville, INDOT - Fort Wayne, INDOT - Greenfield, INDOT - La Porte, INDOT - Seymour, INDOT - Vincennes
Here is the current radar as of 12:30PM EST.  Snow is winding down in Indianapolis, with the main wave of snow across southeast pIndiana.  Additional snow showers continue across northern Indiana.   Here is an update for when we expect the "main" wave of snow to move out this afternoon.  Keep in mind, an arctic front will sweep through this afternoon 2-5pm bringing a quick round of snow squalls from west to east.  These can greatly reduce visibility for a short time and put down quick accumulations.   Updated forecast radar as we go through the afternoon and evening.  Note an arctic front brings a quick moving line of snow squalls 2-5pm west to east this afternoon.  Also note that we expect the light snow to "linger" across extreme southeast…
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