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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
206 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 200 PM EST SAT FEB 23 2019
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    46  42  86 S5        29.85F                  
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    46  43  89 SE9       29.88F                  
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    47  41  80 S9        29.89F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   DRIZZLE   47  42  83 SE10      29.87F                  

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200pm EST, Saturday February 23, 2019

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, drizzle central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Winds are from the southeast 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 54 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, and Anderson.


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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN

358 AM EST Sat Feb 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening,
with locally heavy rain and isolated strong storms possible. Strong 
winds are expected beginning late tonight.

Hazards: Lightning, localized flooding, damaging winds.

Timing: Storm hazards between 1 PM and 1 AM. The strongest storms
will be possible between 6 PM and 11 PM. Strong winds developing 
after 3 AM.
 
Discussion: Widespread rainfall is expected later today and this
evening with thunderstorms possible as a strong low pressure system
moves into the Great Lakes. Strong winds are expected in the wake of
the cold front late tonight and beyond, with gusts in excess of 50
MPH possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: Windy conditions with peak gusts of 50 to 60 mph are 
possible from early Sunday morning through Sunday evening.
 
Discussion: A strong low pressure system will move through the area 
this weekend. Strong winds are expected in the wake of the cold front
Sunday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters are encouraged to report any severe weather observed
Saturday evening and any wind damage observed Sunday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 118 PM EST Sat Feb 23 2019


HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

REST OF TODAY
Not as cool. Rain showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Windy. Cloudy with rain showers and chance of thunderstorms, then partly cloudy with chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph shifting to the southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

SUNDAY
Windy, colder. Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers until midday, then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs around 40. West winds 25 to 30 mph with gusts to around 50 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Breezy. Much colder. Mostly clear. Lows around 15. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph until midday. Lowest wind chill readings zero to 10 above zero until midday.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 17.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 30s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 20.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers and snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

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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 28-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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 February 23, 2019 the 54th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.550000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:26 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