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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1138 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

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The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 PM EST TUE DEC 18 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      37  27  67 E5        30.25F                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      35  29  78 S3        30.25F                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      38  28  67 S6        30.23F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      37  29  72 E3        30.24F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Tuesday December 18, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 6 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 42 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

345 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: High pressure will keep clear skies and light winds over 
central Indiana this morning. A heavy frost could lead to slick 
spots on area roadways for the morning commute, mainly bridges and 
overpasses.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Outlook: There is a chance for a rain snow mix at times Friday. 
Significant snowfall is not expected at this time.
 
Discussion: Low pressure is expected to arrive across the Ohio 
Valley and Great Lakes Wednesday night through Friday Night  bringing
chances for precipitation to central Indiana.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 1225 PM EST Tue Dec 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30. South winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Not as cool. Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain after midnight. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph.

THURSDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Highs in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      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
Tuesday December 18, 2018 the 352th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.400000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:23 EST
Transit Meridian 12:42 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 EST Ends 17:52 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
DECEMBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1957...
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
...1981...
A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of
Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged
to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1984...
A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the
mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards
Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the
Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel)
...1986...
A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and
moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain,
and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in
Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The
highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England,
where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data)
...1987...
A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches
of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The
storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the
Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed
across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high
of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National
Weather Summary)
...1989...
A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain,
sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted
in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours.
Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL
equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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