Temperatures are now down to 40-48 from northwest to southeast over the area as of noon.
Highs lastnight-this morning peaked at 64-70 over the viewing area, however:
70 Frankfort I-65/28
70 Purdue University Airport
69 2 SE Covington; 3 E Attica; WLFI Ob Site
68 Rochester-Fulton County Airport; Frankfort Municipal Airport; 2 E Lake Cicott US 24; 2 NE Lafayette; 3 E Attica
67 2 NW Crawfordsville; Winamac; Crawfordsville I-74/US 231; Flora Municipal Airport; Galveston Airport; 5 W Delphi
66 Kokomo Municipal Airport; Logansport-Cass County Airport; Remington I-65/US 24; Grissom ARB; 2 E Fowler; Kokomo US 31/600 N
65 Crawfordsville Municipal Airport; Monticello-White County Airport; Morocco; Remington (Mary Anne's); Rensselaer I-65/Iroquois River; Kentland Municipal Airport
64 Rensselaer-Jasper County Airport; Lake Village
Dew points reached as high as 65.
Peak measured gusts:
45 mph 3 E Fowler
43 mph Frankfort Municipal Airport; 3 E Attica
41 mph Kokomo Municipal Airport; West Lafayette-Purdue University Airport; Newtown
40 mph Frankfort I-65/28
39 mph Crawfordsville Municipal Airport; Monticello-White County Airport; Grissom ARB; Kentland Municipal Airport; 2 SW Rossville
38 mph Galveston Airport; 2 SE Linden
37 mph Pickard (Clinton County)
36 mph Rensselaer-Jasper County Airport; Rochester-Fulton County Airport
35 mph Rensselaer I-65/Iroquois River; 5 W Delphi; Chalmers; Peru Municipal Airport
34 mph Lake Village; Beard
32 mph Remington I-65/US 24; Morocco
31 mph Winamac; Remington (Mary Anne's)
Damaging winds & some likely tornadoes occurred in a band from northeast Texas to Ohio lastnight to this morning.
There were scattered storms here, but no severe weather reported.
Wabash should crest 4-5' above flood stage Lafayette to Covington.
Multiple creeks are cresting 1-2' above flood stage.
From here on out.........KEY FORECAST POINTS:
1. Spotty rain/snow to spotty snow today-tonight with some spotty snow possible Saturday morning. Some pockets of clearing tonight with 20s. 30s to 40 Saturday with clouds & some sun.
2. Clouding up Sunday with 40s after 20s in the morning.
3. Some snow is possible late Sunday-Sunday night before changing to rain/snow, then rain before ending. Brief 1" or less of accumulation possible, mainly over northern half.
4. Rain Tuesday-Wednesday AM with 40s, then 50s to 60s as warm front comes through Wednesday.
5. Severe weather risk is possible Thursday (MARGINAL to SLIGHT RISK parameters seen) with 68-73 & south-southwest winds to 40 mph.
6. Rain/snow is possible following with highs 30s, 40s with lows 20s. Minor snowfall accumulations cannot be ruled out.
7. 60s to 70 may suddenly appear around April 1 with severe risk (MARGINAL to SLIGHT RISK parameters seen).
8. Much colder weather with freezing at night & even a few flakes may follow this sudden, brief warm-up.
9. Severe risk returns mid-month with rather robust parameters seen at or exceeding SLIGHT as our first 80 of the year may arrive.