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605 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 700 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLEAR     48  38  68 SE8       30.11R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  48; 6HR MAX TEMP:  54;                                

KOKOMO*        CLEAR     45  39  79 S10       30.15R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  45; 6HR MAX TEMP:  54;                                

MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    48  40  73 SE7       30.15S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  48; 6HR MAX TEMP:  52;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   PTCLDY    47  41  80 SE8       30.14R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  47; 6HR MAX TEMP:  53;                                


Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700pm EST, Monday February 27, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 45 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 53 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, partly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 53 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLEAR 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN

429 AM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible tonight. Severe weather is not
expected. However, any storms could produce cloud to ground 
lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy rain.
 
Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, brief heavy rain.
 
Timing: After 2 am.
 
Discussion: A warm front will lift northeast to the Ohio Valley
overnight. Southeasterly winds will bring increasing moisture and
instability to the area. The combination will allow for increasing
shower chances and a possibility of overnight thunder. 
 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: There is a Slight Risk of severe weather for all of central
Indiana Tuesday night. Damaging winds, large hail and
isolated tornadoes are possible along with cloud to ground lightning
and brief heavy rain. There is also a Marginal Risk for severe
weather on Wednesday over areas south of Rushville to Bloomington to
Washington. 

Snow showers may mix in across northeastern parts of central Indiana
Thursday night. A minor snow accumulation can not be ruled out. 
 
Discussion: A warm front will lift northeast across central Indiana
on Tuesday, and a cold front will move east across the area on
Wednesday. This will bring unsettled weather to the area with mild
temperatures becoming seasonable on Thursday. A clipper system will
move through Thursday night bringing rain and snow showers to the
area. Finally, high pressure will keep it dry through the weekend.
 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed Tuesday night and Wednesday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 330 PM EST Mon Feb 27 2017

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms until midday, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. West winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Much colder. Mostly cloudy then clearing. Lows around 30. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

THURSDAY
Cooler. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

SATURDAY
Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Not as cool. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Rain showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

MONDAY
Rain showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAR 5-MAR 9 MAR 7-MAR 13    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Monday February 27, 2017 the 58th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -7.870000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:20 EST Set 18:36 EST
Transit Meridian 12:57 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 06:54 EST Ends 19:02 EST

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
FEBRUARY 27TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1717...
What was perhaps the greatest snow in New England history commenced on this
date. During a ten day period a series of four snowstorms dumped three feet
of snow upon Boston, and the city was snowbound for two weeks. Up to six
feet of snow was reported farther to the north, and drifts covered many one
story homes. (David Ludlum)
...1969...
A record snowstorm in Maine came to an end. Two to four feet of snow buried
southern and central Maine, with a state record of 57 inches reported at
West Forks. Drifts covered many single story homes, and the weight of the
snow collapsed many roofs. Two to four feet of snow also buried
northeastern Vermont and northeastern Massachusetts. In New Hampshire,
Mount Washington NH reported 97.8 inches of snow, a record storm total for
New England. (24th-28th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm spread heavy snow into the Central High Plains Region, and produced
severe thunderstorms in the Southern Plains. Snowfall totals in western
Nebraska ranged up to 19 inches at Sydney. Severe thunderstorms in Oklahoma
produced baseball size hail at Stringtown and Atoka. A storm in the eastern
U.S. produced heavy rain over the Carolinas and heavy snow in the southern
Appalachians and piedmont region. Five inches of rain left four feet of
water in the streets of Greenville SC. Snowfall totals in southwestern
Virginia ranged up to 20 inches. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms along a cold front produced heavy rain in southern
California, with up to 2.52 inches reported in Ventura County. Strong winds
accompanying the rain gusted to 55 mph in the Tehachapi Mountains. Rapid
City SD established a February record with an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Rain and snow prevailed in the southeastern U.S. Up to eight inches of snow
blanketed north central Tennessee, and snowfall totals in western North
Carolina ranged up to 14 inches at Mount Mitchell. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
A winter storm produced heavy snow in southeastern Colorado, with 12 inches
reported at Lamar. The same storm produced severe thunderstorms over the
Southern High Plains, with wind gusts to 93 mph reported at the White Sands
Missile Range in New Mexico. Low pressure brought high winds to the Prince
William Sound area of Alaska. Big River Lakes reported wind gusts to 92
mph. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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