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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1134 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2023
...Updated Aviation Discussion...
Issued at 1130 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2023
- Mostly Sunny this afternoon
- Another warm day with above normal temperatures
Ongoing forecast is in good shape and little change is needed.may occur early this morning, and
again tomorrow morning. It appears unlikely that significant
visibility reductions will occur at TAF sites at this time.
A few periods of clouds with bases around 15,000 feet may occur, but
VFR conditions are expected to prevail.
Light easterly wind will continue.
Aloft a ridge axis is shown to stretch from the southern plains
across the mid-Mississippi Valley, across Indiana to the Great
Lakes. This was resulting in subsidence across the area. Surface
analysis this morning shows strong low pressure off the Carolina
coast, a ridge axis of high pressure over the Great Lakes stretching
south to the deep south and another area of low pressure over
western plains. Showers over NB, MN and WI were drifting NE, well
north of Indiana, within the flow aloft. GOES16 shows only some high
CI across Indiana over the eastern half of the state with easterly
surface flow in place.
ACARS and forecast soundings show a dry column with unreachable
convect temperatures. Thus we will expect mostly sunny skies this
afternoon as we remain under the influence of the ridge axis aloft
and surface high pressure. Easterly surface flow will remain in
place across the area, and this has allowed for some slight cold air
advection as compared to yesterday. Still high temperatures near 80
will be quite reasonable Again, the ongoing forecast handles this
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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 100 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2023
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE SUNNY 79 49 34 E9 30.07F
KOKOMO* SUNNY 74 51 44 E8G16 30.11F
MARION* SUNNY 72 50 45 E13 30.11F
MUNCIE* SUNNY 75 48 38 E9G20 30.09F
PORTLAND* SUNNY 72 45 37 E9G16 30.11F
INDIANAPOLIS MOSUNNY 76 47 35 NE13G18 30.07F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Saturday September 23, 2023
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, mostly sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 35%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the east at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 13 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are unavailable south. central. central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is SUNNY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, 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.
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LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN
228 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 2023
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday.
Isolated thunderstorms are possible Tuesday and Wednesday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
1228 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2023
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to
TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Northeast winds 5 to
10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph through midnight.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the upper
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the
upper 50s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of
showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of
rain 20 percent.
THURSDAY Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly sunny with
a slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid
70s. Chance of rain 20 percent.
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
Highs in the upper 70s.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
SEP 28-OCT 2 SEP 30-OCT 6 JUN JUN-AUG
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Below Above Above
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Saturday September 23, 2023 the 266th Day of Year
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:34 EDT Set 19:40 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:37 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:08 EDT Ends 20:06 EDT
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
One of the greatest hurricanes to strike New England made landfall at Long
Island and crossed Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It was the worst
tempest in nearly two hundred years, equal to the hurricane which struck in
1938, and one of a series of severe summer and autumn storms to affect
shipping lanes that year. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Charlotteburg NJ dipped to 23 degrees, the coldest
reading of record for so early in the autumn for the state. (The Weather
A thunderstorm downburst caused a timber blowdown in the Kaibab National
Forest north of the Grand Canyon. Two hundred acres were completely
destroyed, and scattered destruction occurred across another 3300 acres.
Many trees were snapped off 15 to 30 feet above ground level. (The Weather
Autumn began on a rather pleasant note for much of the nation. Showers and
thunderstorms were confined to Florida and the southwestern deserts. Warm
weather continued in the western U.S., and began to spread into the Great
Plains Region, but even in the southwestern deserts readings remained below
100 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms developing along a cold front in the south central U.S.
produced severe weather in Oklahoma during the afternoon and early evening
hours. Thunderstorms produced softball size hail near Noble and Enterprise,
and baseball size hail at Lequire and Kinta. A tornado near Noble OK
destroyed a mobile home injuring one person. (The National Weather Summary)
Seventeen cities in the north central U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date, including Devils Lake ND with a reading of 22 degrees.
Jackson KY reported a record low of 41 degrees during the late afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds ushering cold air into the central and
northeastern U.S. gusted to 55 mph at Indianapolis IND. Winds along the
cold front gusted to 65 mph at Norfolk VA, and thunderstorms along the cold
front deluged Roseland NJ with 2.25 inches of rain in one hour. The
temperature at Richmond VA plunged from 84 degrees to 54 degrees in two
hours. Snow and sleet was reported at Binghamton NY. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
A slow-moving storm system brought torrential rains to Kentucky on
September 22 and 23, 2006, resulting in widespread flooding. Eight people
were killed in the state. It was the worst general flood since the March
1997 flood. It was the deadliest weather event in this area since seven
people were killed in the flood of March 1-2, 1997, and the Super Outbreak
of tornadoes on April 3, 1974 when 72 lives were lost.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky