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1221 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 100 PM EST FRI JAN 17 2020
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    27  17  66 E13       30.65F WCI  16          
6HR MIN TEMP:  21; 6HR MAX TEMP:  27;                                

KOKOMO*        FAIR      26  20  77 E16       30.65F WCI  14          
6HR MIN TEMP:  19; 6HR MAX TEMP:  26;                                

MUNCIE*        FAIR      30  18  60 SE15G23   30.65  WCI  19          
6HR MIN TEMP:  22; 6HR MAX TEMP:  30;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    28  18  66 SE13      30.63F WCI  17          
6HR MIN TEMP:  22; 6HR MAX TEMP:  28;                                

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EST, Friday January 17, 2020

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 26 degrees north, near 28 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. Winds are from the east at 17 mph with gusts at 23 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 13 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the east at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 degrees south. 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 Evansville. 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

557 AM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Lowland flooding will continue along the Wabash River.
Light accumulating snow mixing with freezing rain this evening. 
Hazards: River flooding affecting agricultural lands and local river
roads. Light snow this evening becoming mixed with freezing rain late
this evening through early Saturday. 
Timing: Flooding continuing into next week. Light snow beginning
after 4PM this afternoon, mixing with freezing rain after 9PM,
becoming all rain by daybreak Saturday. 
Discussion: Lowland flooding along the Wabash will continue into 
next week. Light snow will begin late this afternoon across southwest
Indiana, spreading north and east early this evening. As temperatures
begin to warm, freezing rain will mix with snow late tonight and
continue until daybreak Saturday. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Outlook: Lowland river flooding will continue into next week on the
Wabash River. Rain early this weekend could prolong flooding. 
Discussion: A strong frontal system will move through the Great Lakes
this weekend bringing gusty winds Saturday both ahead of and behind 
the cold front. Colder air will arrive in the wake of the frontal 
passage Saturday night.

Spotters are encouraged to report precipitation type changes and
amounts Friday night.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 1242 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020


Cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation around 1 inch. Ice accumulation of less than one quarter of an inch. Lows around 30. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

Breezy. Not as cool. Cloudy. Rain until midday, then slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. No snow accumulation. Highs in the mid 40s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Breezy, colder, cloudy. Lows around 10. West winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Wind chill readings 7 below to 3 above zero.

Much colder. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 18. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Wind chill readings 10 below to zero.

Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 9. Wind chill readings 6 below to 4 above zero.

Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 20s. Wind chill readings 5 below to 5 above zero.

Mostly clear. Lows around 12.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.

Mostly clear. Lows around 19.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 22-26    JAN 24-30    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal     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
Friday January 17, 2020 the 17th Day of Year

Declination -20.630000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:03 EST Set 17:47 EST
Transit Meridian 12:55 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EST Ends 18:16 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
A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's
fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats
and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.
(David Ludlum)
The mercury dipped to 17 degrees below zero at Millsboro DE to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
A single storm unloaded 77.5 inches of snow at Summit MT to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
Strong chinook winds caused severe wind damage in Boulder CO. Wind gusts to
118 mph was recorded on the roof of the Environmental Research Laboratories
(ERL), and a wind gust to 137 mph was measured atop the roof of the NCAR
building (in the southwest part of the city, 600 feet above ground level).
The high winds uprooted trees and damage roofs. (Storm Data)
A winter storm spread snow from the Southern Rockies into the Middle
Mississippi Valley and southwestern sections of the Great Lakes Region, and
freezing rain across Texas and oklahoma. Snowfall totals ranged up to 16
inches at Tulia TX, with 12 inches at Wellington KS. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
A Pacific storm battered the southern coast of California. Winds gusting to
65 mph uprooted trees in San Diego. Los Angeles reported an all-time record
low baromteric pressure reading of 29.25 inches. (National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
Strong chinook winds along the eastern slopes of the Rockies gusted to 90
mph near Rollinsville CO, and reached 94 mph near Big Timber MT. Heavy snow
blanketed parts of the Upper Mississippi Valley, with eight inches reported
in Douglas County WI. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Twenty cities across the southeastern half of the country reported record
high temperatures for the date. Record highs included 61 degrees at
Williamstown PA and 85 degrees at Brownsville TX. Evening thunderstorms
produced large hail and damaging winds from eastern Texas to Mississippi.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Bowling Green received 1.37" of liquid equivalent precipitation on January 
17, setting a new record for the date.  The old record was 1.25" set in 
1990. (Louisville NWS)

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