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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
920 AM EST Sat Dec 10 2016

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 900 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    22  17  81 W6        30.54S WCI  14          
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    23  17  78 SW12      30.52S WCI  12          
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    24  17  74 W7        30.51S WCI  16          
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    22  15  75 W8        30.54S WCI  12          

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900am EST, Saturday December 10, 2016

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 19 degrees north, near 22 degrees central, and near 25 degrees south. Current sky conditions are flurries north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 14 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and flurries. The wind chill is near 6 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 12 degrees central. Winds are calm 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 25 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is PTCLDY degrees at Warsaw.


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

319 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: A FEW LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE LATE
TONIGHT  MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN PARTS OF CENTRAL INDIANA.
 
DISCUSSION: HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE THE OHIO VALLEY
TODAY. AN UPPER LEVEL WEATHER DISTURBANCE MAY BRING SOME SNOW
SHOWERS TO CENTRAL INDIANA LATE TONIGHT.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK: MIXED PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY. PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO RAIN ON SUNDAY NIGHT. CURRENT TRENDS PLACE
THE BEST THREAT FOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL INDIANA.

ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.

SUBZERO WIND CHILLS ARE POSSIBLE BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

DISCUSSION: A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE AREA
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
MIXED PRECIPITATION ON SUNDAY BEFORE CHANGING PRIMARILY TO RAIN.
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE PROBABLE WITH THIS
SYSTEM  MAINLY ALONG AND NEAR THE LAFAYETTE  KOKOMO AND MUNCIE
AREAS.

ANOTHER WEATHER DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE REGION
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT  BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR
ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND A RENEWED SURGE OF COLD
ARCTIC AIR. SUBZERO WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WITH HIGHS IN THE TEENS ON THURSDAY.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 256 AM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

TODAY
PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT
CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN UNTIL MIDDAY
THEN RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. ICE ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
CLOUDY
RAIN
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN
POSSIBLY MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 30. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 20S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 30.

TUESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16.

WEDNESDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS AROUND 6. WIND CHILL READINGS 8 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.

THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 13. WIND CHILL READINGS 9 BELOW TO 1 ABOVE ZERO.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 7. WIND CHILL READINGS 5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS AROUND 18. WIND CHILL READINGS 3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO.

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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                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 15-19    DEC 17-23    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 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
Saturday December 10, 2016 the 345th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.020000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:56 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:38 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:27 EST Ends 17:50 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 10TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1699...
A severe ice storm hit Boston MA causing much damage to orchards. (The
Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at New York City soared to 70 degrees. (David Ludlum)
...1949...
The barometric pressure at Las Vegas NV reached a record low reading of
29.17 inches (987.8 millibars). (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought high winds to the eastern slopes of the Northern and
Central Rockies. Winds gusted to 97 mph at Mines Peak CO. In Wyoming, up to
a foot of snow blanketed the Teton Village Ski Resort, northwest of
Jackson. Strong chinook winds in the Central High Plains Region, gusting to
61 mph at Scottsbluff NE, warmed temperatures to near 70 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls produced heavy snow in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Totals in
northeastern Ohio ranged up to 14 inches at Harpersfield, and totals in
western New York State ranged up to 14 inches at Sodus. In the snowbelt of
Upper Michigan, the Ontonogon area reported two feet of snow in two days.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Heavy snow fell across the northern and central mountains of Colorado, with
24 inches reported at Steamboat Springs. Six to twelve inches of snow fell
in the Denver and Boulder area delaying plane flights and snarling traffic.
Heavy snow also spread across the Central Plains into the Mississippi
Valley. Winner SD received 11 inches of snow, and more than ten inches of
snow was reported north of Sioux City IA. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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