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321 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020 

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 600 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON +     FAIR      49  32  50 S8        30.01                   
COLUMBUS       CLEAR     52  25  35 S9        30.03S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   NOT AVBL                                               
-EAGLE CREEK   FAIR      52  30  43 SW7       30.00R                  
KOKOMO +       FAIR      49  35  58 SW14      29.99S                  
MT COMFORT *+  FAIR      52  34  50 S9        30.01S                  
SHELBYVILLE    FAIR      52  29  41 S10       30.01S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500pm EST, Sunday February 23, 2020

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 55 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 18 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 57 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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

428 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: An approaching area of low pressure will result in
increasing chances for rain by the early morning hours of Monday.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: A half inch to one inch of rain is possible which may
exacerbate any ongoing river flooding. Light snow accumulations are 
possible at times Tuesday night into early Thursday.
 
Discussion: A storm system will affect the area during the first 
half of this week. This system will bring the threat for widespread
rain Monday and Monday night. Colder air coming into the area by 
midweek will allow for the rain to mix with or change over to snow 
from Tuesday night into early Thursday. Light snow accumulations are 
possible over parts of the area.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 543 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy, then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Rain. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Rain. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY
Cloudy. Rain likely until midday, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Slight chance of rain, then chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Colder. Snow, possibly mixed with rain. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Lows around 20.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 16.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 16.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 30.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 19.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

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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 
                FEB 29-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Above     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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
Sunday February 23, 2020 the 54th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.640000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:27 EST Set 18:31 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:00 EST Ends 18:57 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
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FEBRUARY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS...
...1802...
A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ---------
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
...1996...
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)

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