Widespread rainfall amounts of 0.75-1.25" occurred overnight to this morning. A few places saw up to 1.40".
We have seen a bit of sun, then a low-topped line of gusty showers & t'showers with the cold front. Now it is low clouds & falling temperatures. We continue to fall after 52-58 this morning-midday. Now temperatures as of 12:50 p.m. are 42-48.
Winds are strong from the west-southwest, turning more the west & eventually northwest. They are currently gusting to 37 mph in the area.
With the low-topped line of showers/t'showers & the winds just ahead of & behind that line gusts this morning-midday peaked at:
49 mph 2 N Athens (Fulton County)
45 mph Remington
44 mph Morocco; 2 W Rochester
42 mph Kentland Municipal Airport
40 mph 3 E Fowler; 3 E Attica
39 mph Fickle; Kokomo Municipal Airport; Purdue University Airport; Flora Municipal Airport; Peru Municipal Airport; WLFI Ob Site; Waynetown
38 mph Rensselaer-Jasper County Airport; Grissom Air Reserve Base; Galveston Airport; 3 S Montmorenci
37 mph Monticello-White County Airport; 5 W Delphi; 4 NE Monon
34 mph Winamac
32 mph 6 SE Covington
30 mph Logansport-Cass County Airport
Overcast skies dominate the rest of they day with some areas of drizzle & a few showers & winds gusting 30-40 mph.
A few snow flurries are possible tonight with lows near 32.
Sunday should feature mostly cloudy skies & highs 37-42 with decreasing wind, followed by clearing & 22-26 Sunday night.
All of next week looks dry except for Wednesday morning. A few snow showers are possible then.
Highs in the 30s to lower 40s will dominate the week with a lot of cloudiness.
Widespread rain returns late next Saturday to Sunday with highs in the 40s & 50s.
Two other systems seem likely from that point to Christmas with mainly rain & the continued trend towards above normal temperatures.
Right now, looks like a wet, windy Christmas Eve & Day with mild to warm temperatures. Christmas Eve-Day severe weather may occur south & southeast of our area.
Is there any hope for a random snow that accumulates between now & Christmas? If there would be any snow that can somehow occur it would tend to be on the ground for a short period of time. We will watch Wednesday to see if we can do this.