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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
533 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.UPDATE...
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
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
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                  

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 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.

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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 
CHRISTMAS DAY.
 
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.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 625 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

TODAY
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 THE AFTERNOON.

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.

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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                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 25-29 DEC 27-JAN 2   JAN        JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Saturday December 20, 2014 the 354th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.430000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1836...
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
Weather Channel)
...1901...
An extremely cold air mass brought record lows of 0 at Louisville, KY -2 at 
Lexington, and -10 at Bowling Green.
...1942...
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
Channel)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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
Weather Summary)
...1990...
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