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1138 AM EST Tue Dec 18 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 PM EST TUE DEC 18 2018
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
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
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
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.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
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
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.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
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 ,
Tuesday December 18, 2018 the 352th Day of Year
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 ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin
County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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