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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
920 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2024

.Key Messages...

- Patchy fog tonight
- Light snow accumulations late Friday night
- Chilly Saturday then turning much warmer by early next week
- Potential for storms and heavy rainfall Tuesday and Wednesday

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1000 PM EST THU FEB 22 2024
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      PTCLDY    42  39  89 CALM      29.70F                  
KOKOMO*        PTCLDY    44  41  89 NW7       29.69F                  
MARION*        PTCLDY    43  43 100 NW5       29.69S                  
MUNCIE*        FOG       41  40  96 NW3       29.67F VSB 1/4          
PORTLAND*      FOG       41  41 100 CALM      29.67S VSB<1/4          
INDIANAPOLIS   MOCLDY    44  43  96 NW6       29.69S                  

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 1000pm EST, Thursday February 22, 2024

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 38 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 53 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 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 53 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY degrees at Warsaw 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

934 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2024

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Tuesday.

  Light snow accumulations less than an inch are possible late 
Friday night and early Saturday, especially across the northeast 
half of central Indiana. 

 Thunderstorms are possible late Monday night through Wednesday. 
A few storms may be strong to severe with locally heavy rainfall.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 1028 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2024

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Much cooler with lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
A chance of rain and snow through midnight, then snow and rain likely toward daybreak. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Colder with lows in the mid 20s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Much cooler with highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Cold with lows in the mid 20s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph toward daybreak.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny and breezy. Not as cool with highs in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear through midnight, then becoming partly cloudy. Not as cool with lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers toward daybreak. Not as cool. Near steady temperature in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
A chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Breezy with highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
A slight chance of thunderstorms through midnight. Showers, windy with lows in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers, breezy with highs around 60. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Breezy and much colder with lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Much cooler with highs in the lower 40s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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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 3  MAR 1-MAR 7    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above      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
Thursday February 22, 2024 the 53th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.990000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:28 EST Set 18:30 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:02 EST Ends 18:56 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
FEBRUARY 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1773...
The memorable "Cold Sabbath" in New England history. Many persons froze
extremities while going to church. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
Although heat and dust prevailed in the spring and summer, early 1936
brought record cold to parts of the U.S. Sioux Center IA reported 42 inches
of snow on the ground, a state record. (20th-22nd) (The Weather Channel)

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