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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1256 PM EST Wed Jan 18 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 100 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    35  34  96 SW9       30.18F WCI  28          
6HR MIN TEMP:  33; 6HR MAX TEMP:  35;                                

KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    36  34  92 SW13      30.17F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  33; 6HR MAX TEMP:  36;                                

MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    37  34  89 W10       30.16F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  37;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    38  36  92 W13       30.18F FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  38; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                


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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Wednesday January 18, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 34 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fog north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to fog. The wind chill is near 25 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 3 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 43 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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

427 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. 
 
DISCUSSION: HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP QUIET WEATHER ACROSS THE AREA.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK: ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED. 
 
DISCUSSION: A SERIES OF SYSTEMS WILL BRING FREQUENT CHANCES FOR
RAIN THURSDAY TO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS WELL AS ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY.
LIGHTNING IS A THREAT FROM ANY THUNDERSTORM.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 941 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

REST OF TODAY
COLDER
CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NOT AS COOL. RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THEN RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.

SATURDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

SUNDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.

MONDAY
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.

MONDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.

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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 
                   JAN 23-27 JAN 25-JAN 31    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     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
Wednesday January 18, 2017 the 18th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -20.280000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:03 EST Set 17:49 EST
Transit Meridian 12:55 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EST Ends 18:18 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
JANUARY 18TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1857...
A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard. Snowfall totals of
12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on
islands, and temperatures near zero prevailed from Virginia northward.
Great drifts of snow blocked transportation. Richmond VA was cut off from
Washington DC for a week. (David Ludlum)
...1973...
A baby was carried 300 to 400 yards by the strong winds of a tornado at
Corey LA, yet received only minor injuries. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the south central U.S. blanketed Oklahoma City with eight inches
of snow, their highest total since 1948. Snowfall totals in Oklahoma ranged
up to 13 inches at Gage, with drifts five feet high. Roof collapses across
the state resulted in seven million dollars damage. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. produced a 15 to 20 foot surf along the
southern coast of California resulting in more than fifty million dollars
damage. A small tornado in Orange County CA lifted a baseball dugout
fifteen feet into the air and deposited it in the street, 150 yards away.
The same storm also produced 26 inches of snow at Duck Creek UT. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
While fair and mild weather prevailed across the forty-eight states, bitter
cold gripped Alaska. The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks was 30
degrees below zero. Thunderstorms along the western Gulf coast drenched
parts of southwest Houston with more than four inches of rain. (National
Weather Summary)
...1990...
A winter storm produced heavy snow and high winds across the southwestern
U.S. Snowfall totals ranged up to 18 inches at Lake Arrowhead CA and
Ashford AZ. High winds in New Mexico gusted to 100 mph east of Albuquerque.
Unseasonably warm weather continued from Texas to the Atlantic coast.
Twenty cities reported record high temperatures for the date including
Roanoke VA with a reading of 71 degrees. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)

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