Record Low Late March High Temperatures This Week

March 19th, 2013 at 11:45 am by under Chad's WLFI Weather Blog

The first of the Arctic Blast roaring in has produced strong winds overnight-this morning.

PEAK MEASURED GUSTS TONIGHT-EARLY THIS MORNING:

43 mph  Grissom Air Reserve Base

43 mph  Purdue University Airport

43 mph  WLFI-TV

43 mph  Attica

43 mph  Cass County Airport

43 mph  Frankfort

43 mph  Burlington

42 mph  Fowler

41 mph  Monticello

40 mph  Covington

39 mph  Peru

39 mph  Kokomo Municipal Airport

38 mph  Winamac

38 mph  Kokomo

38 mph  Rochester

38 mph  Morocco

37 mph  Crawfordsville

37 mph  Rensselaer

34 mph  Jasper County Airport

High temperatures tomorrow will run only 24-29, nearly 30 degrees below normal in places.  These numbers will be near-record, if not record cold highs, for late March.

Tomorrow night, lows of 12-16 will approach record-low levels for the dates as Arctic Blast continues to roar in.

As of right now, the entire week looks cold with the potential of rain &/or snow by the weekend.  Some warmer weather will finally start to move in by next week.

7 Responses to “Record Low Late March High Temperatures This Week”

  1. Brandon~Elkhart says:

    Hey Chad,
    Was just wondering what your thoughts are about the Sunday/Monday storm ?
    I know models are not great handling this storm..
    I have heard a few people mention possible blizzard conditions, if the storm pans out…

    was just wondering what your new thoughts are about it.
    THanks
    Brandon

  2. Ryan H says:

    Any initial thoughts on the possible Monday storm Chad?

  3. Tom says:

    Some cold late March days at West Lafayette!
    March 25, 2002- 27 degree high
    March 25, 2001- 28 degree high and low of 16
    March 21, 1996- 29 degree high
    March 22, 1983- 25 degree high and a morning low on March 23 of 1 degree
    March 25, 1979- 26 degree high
    March 23, 1974- 29 degree high
    March 24, 1974- 16 degree high

  4. Tom says:

    Late March Snow Days
    March 22, 2006- 1.0 inch
    March 25, 2002- 5.0 inches
    March 26, 2002- 3.0 inches
    March 27, 2002- 1.0 inch
    March 20, 1996- 2.0 inches
    March 22, 1984- 2.0 inches
    March 21, 1983- 5.0 inches
    March 25, 1978- 1.0 inch
    March 22, 1977- 2.6 inches
    March 24, 1974- 2.3 inches
    March 23, 1968- 1.0 inch
    March 26, 1965- 1.0 inch
    March 26, 1960- 1.0 inch 2 degree low on the morning of March 25, 1960.

  5. JEM says:

    Ok – I want my global warming and I want it NOW!!!

  6. Teri says:

    Boy, did I ever have to hold on to my hat today!

  7. Mary Anne Best says:

    I had 30 mph at 1:40 a.m. but recorded 34 mph this afternoon at 3:40! It has been howling all day! Sure good to see the sunshine though!!

    temp now is 36*

    MA in REM

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