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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
635 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BARTHOLOMEW County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CP ATTERBURY + CLOUDY    72  55  56 S12       30.05S                  
COLUMBUS       MOCLDY    73  50  43 S12G17    30.05F                  
FRANKFORT +    CLOUDY    76  60  56 S5        30.01S                  
GREENWOOD *+   CLOUDY    77  59  54 S13G21    30.04S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   MOCLDY    74  57  55 S18G26    30.02S                  
-EAGLE CREEK   CLOUDY    75  57  53 S10G21    30.01F                  
KOKOMO +       PTCLDY    74  58  57 S15G23    30.01F                  
MT COMFORT *+  MOCLDY    73  63  68 S16G24    30.04S                  
SHELBYVILLE    PTCLDY    74  55  51 S14G28    30.04F                  
ZIONSVILLE +   PTCLDY    73  58  59 S14       30.02S                  

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Sunday October 22, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. Winds are from the south at 7 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 18 mph with gusts at 26 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph with gusts at 16 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Muncie and Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw and Huntingburg.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BARTHOLOMEW County,IN

423 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: Rain showers will increase from west to east across 
central Indiana this evening into tonight. Rain could become heavy at
times over the Wabash Valley towards late tonight.
 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Rain will impact the region at times through Wednesday and
again Friday and Saturday. Locally heavy rainfall is possible 
Monday. Patchy frost will be possible midweek  especially Tuesday 
and Wednesday nights.
 
Discussion: Rain is expected through the first half of the week as a
cold front tracks slowly through the Ohio Valley. Much colder
temperatures will arrive for Tuesday and Wednesday. After a brief
stretch of drier and milder weather  rain will return for late week
into the weekend along with a renewed surge of colder air.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BARTHOLOMEW County, IN
Issued at 312 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Partly cloudy. South winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TONIGHT
Rain showers. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

MONDAY
Cooler. Rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs around 50.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Not as cool. Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Sunday October 22, 2017 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.470000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:04 EDT Set 18:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:37 EDT Ends 19:21 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Yesterday's Highs , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky