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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
533 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
THE AVIATION SECTION HAS BEEN UPDATED BELOW.
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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 600 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 28 27 96 CALM 30.28R FOG
KOKOMO* CLOUDY 28 27 93 CALM 30.26F
MUNCIE* CLOUDY 28 26 92 CALM 30.26R FOG
INDIANAPOLIS CLOUDY 28 23 81 CALM 30.26R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600am EST, Saturday December 20, 2014
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 31 degrees north, near 28 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 32 degrees at Gary and Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN
355 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT.
OUTLOOK: NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
DISCUSSION: HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE DRY CONDITIONS.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
OUTLOOK: ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE NEXT WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. WINDY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY INTO
DISCUSSION: A STORM SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA BY THE EARLY TO
MIDDLE PORTION OF NEXT WEEK. PRESENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT SOME
ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS
COLDER AIR MOVES IN. WINDY CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP WEDNESDAY INTO
CHRISTMAS WITH THIS SYSTEM.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
625 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS.
TONIGHT MOSTLY CLOUDY. NEARLY STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
20S. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
SUNDAY MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SUNDAY NIGHT MOSTLY CLOUDY. NEARLY STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE
LOWER 30S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MONDAY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
TUESDAY NIGHT RAIN
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW. LOWS IN THE MID
30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY COLDER. CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. TEMPERATURE STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING IN
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. NEARLY STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 20S.
CHRISTMAS DAY PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
THURSDAY NIGHT MOSTLY CLOUDY. NEARLY STEADY TEMPERATURES IN
THE UPPER 20S.
FRIDAY MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 30S.
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
DEC 25-29 DEC 27-JAN 2 JAN JAN-MAR
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Below
Precipitation: Above Below Normal Below
.... 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 December 20, 2014 the 354th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 17:24 EST
Transit Meridian 12:43 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EST Ends 17:53 EST
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
A famous cold wave occurred in central Illinois. A cold front with 70 mph
winds swept through at Noon dropping the temperature from 40 degrees to
near zero in a matter of minutes. Many settlers froze to death. Folklore
told of chickens frozen in their tracks and men frozen to saddles. Ice in
streams reportedly froze to six inches in a few hours. (David Ludlum) (The
An extremely cold air mass brought record lows of 0 at Louisville, KY -2 at
Lexington, and -10 at Bowling Green.
An early cold wave sent the temperature plunging to 3 degrees below zero at
Nantucket MA, and to 11 degrees below zero at Boston MA. (The Weather
Heavy snow fell in the northern mountains of Colorado, with 15 inches
reported in the Mary Jane ski area. Strong and gusty winds prevailed from
the Northern High Plains to the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 54 mph at
Buffalo NY, and reached 66 mph at Livingston MT. Rain, freezing rain, sleet
and snow fell across New England, with up to seven inches of snow in Maine.
(The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Strong southerly winds ahead of a cold front in the central U.S. gusted to
70 mph at Indianapolis IN. The high winds toppled a masonary wall killing a
construction worker. Low pressure and a trailing cold front brought rain
and snow and high winds to the western U.S. Winds gusted to 90 mph at the
Callahan Ranch south of Reno NV. Soda Springs, in the Sierra Nevada Range
of California, received 17 inches of snow in less than 24 hours. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Brutal northwest winds ushered bitter cold arctic air into the north
central U.S. International Falls MN and Warroad MN tied for honors as the
cold spot in the nation with morning lows of 34 degrees below zero. Minot
ND reported a wind chill reading of 81 degrees below zero. Squalls produced
more heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region. Erie PA received 21 inches of
snow, including four inches in one hour, to bring their total snow cover to
39 inches, an all-time record for that location. (Storm Data) (The National
Snow fell at Santa Maria, CA for the first time since records were kept.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky