NowCast ZoneCast Warnings/Advisories Hourly Track Special
Marion, Indiana, United States  Lat: 40.55N, Lon: 85.67W
Wx Zone: INZ032
Warnings, Watches and Advisories:
 

FREEZE WARNING

...FREEZE WARNING MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT TO 10 AM EDT SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT TO 10 AM
EDT SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT TO 10 AM
EDT SATURDAY.
* TEMPERATURE...OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.
* IMPACTS...SENSITIVE UNCOVERED VEGETATION WILL DIE.


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LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY
TO 4 AM CDT SATURDAY...
* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...LARGE AND BATTERING WAVES OF UP TO 23 FT
WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING NEAR THE LAKE.
* TIMING...THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WAVES WILL OCCUR FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AND NIGHT.
* IMPACTS...MINOR BEACH EROSION AND FLOODING OF COASTAL AREAS
CAN BE EXPECTED.

FREEZE WATCH

...FIRST WIDESPREAD FREEZING TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON EXPECTED
THIS WEEKEND...
.COLD CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING IN MUCH COLDER AIR INTO
THE QUAD STATE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON FRIDAY. MUCH COLDER
AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA UNDER BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS. AS THE
WIND DIMINISH AND SKIES CLEAR OUT...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE
FOR FREEZING TEMPERATURES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...AND AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. ALTHOUGH
FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE THE PRIMARY CONCERN...WINDS WILL LIMIT
FROST DEVELOPMENT FRIDAY NIGHT. MODERATE TO HEAVY FROST WILL BE
LIKELY BY SUNDAY MORNING.
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING. THIS WATCH COVERS ALL OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND WEST KENTUCKY.
* TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BELOW AT OR BELOW THE FREEZING MARK BY
MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT OVER SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...THEN SPREAD
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REST OF THE REGION THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES SATURDAY MORNING WILL RANGE
FROM 26 TO 31 DEGREES.
FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP BELOW
FREEZING NO LATER THAN 10 PM CDT SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS
RANGING BETWEEN 26 AND 32 DEGREES.
TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE FREEZING AFTER 9 AM CDT ON
SATURDAY AND 8 AM CST ON SUNDAY.
* IMPACTS WILL BE TWOFOLD. COLD TEMPERATURES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
WILL DAMAGE SENSITIVE PLANTS LEFT UNCOVERED AND LEFT OUTDOORS.
MODERATE TO HEAVY FROST EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WILL
ALSO DAMAGE PLANTS. THE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL ESSENTIALLY END
THE OUTDOOR GROWING SEASON.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...SOME SNOW POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT OVER PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL
KENTUCKY...
...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...
OVERVIEW...
THE FIRST EPISODE OF WINTER-LIKE WEATHER WILL DESCEND UPON SOUTH-
CENTRAL INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND AS A LOW PRESSURE
CENTER MOVES ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY COLD
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE BY SUNDAY MORNING.
SNOW POTENTIAL...
A BAND OF SNOW MAY OCCUR OVER PARTS OF EAST-CENTRAL KENTUCKY LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH UP TO ONE INCH OF
ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE ON GRASSY AREAS.
COLD TEMPERATURES...
SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES FROM 25 TO 30 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED FOR A
FEW HOURS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND
SOUTH-CENTRAL INDIANA. SUCH TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY END THE GROWING
SEASON.

LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/
FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT /4 AM CDT/ SATURDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT /7 AM
CDT/ FRIDAY TO 5 AM EDT /4 AM CDT/ SATURDAY.
VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON LAKE MICHIGAN FRIDAY RESULTING
IN HIGH WAVES WHICH WILL CAUSE MINOR BEACH EROSION AND LAKESHORE
FLOODING. THE WAVES WILL ALSO BE HIGH ENOUGH TO WASH OVER PIERS
AND BREAKWALLS. DO NOT VENTURE ONTO PIERS OR BREAKWALLS WHILE THE
HIGH WAVES ARE OCCURRING OR RUN THE RISK OF BEING SWEPT INTO THE
LAKE.

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY OVER THE WEEKEND...
A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE QUAD STATE
REGION TONIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN
THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON THUS FAR.
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 32
DEGREES OVER THE REGION STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. WITH
LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT, FROST
FORMATION WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO PROTECTED AREAS.
HIGHS ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 40S SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...AND THEN BOTTOM OUT IN THE UPPER 20S BY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES SHOULD ONCE AGAIN FALL AT OR BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT. WITH WINDS
EXPECTED TO BE CALM DURING THIS PERIOD...A WIDESPREAD FROST IS
LIKELY.
TEMPERATURES THIS COLD WILL BRING AN END TO THE GROWING SEASON. A
FREEZE WARNING WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR ALL OR PART OF THE QUAD
STATE REGION THIS WEEKEND.
NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO MAKE PLANS TO BRING IN OR PROTECT ANY
SENSITIVE PLANTS FROM THE COLD THIS WEEKEND.