Click on button above to view IN Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.


Boone County, IN Weather And Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Advisory
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts
Precision Ag. Weather Forecast Precision Ag. Weather Extended Forecast





Palmer Drought Index



Crop Moisture Index




Rainfall Departure



Temperature Departure
Also see:




A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.

National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
641 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

NWS Weather Discussion
National Ag. Weather Outlook (Repair this link), International Highlights ,International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 900 AM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      SUNNY     53  46  77 NE10      30.28R                  
KOKOMO*        SUNNY     50  44  80 NE9       30.27R                  
MARION*        SUNNY     49  41  73 CALM      30.27R                  
MUNCIE*        SUNNY     52  44  74 NE9       30.25R                  
PORTLAND*      FAIR      48  39  71 NE9       30.25R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   SUNNY     54  45  71 NE13      30.23R                  

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 900am EDT, Friday September 18, 2020

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 58 degrees south. Current sky conditions are sunny north, sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 58 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is SUNNY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, and Anderson.


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 EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: High pressure will bring dry weather through tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 
Discussion: Dry weather will continue through next week as high
pressure remains across the Ohio Valley.
 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 643 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
Cooler, sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows around 40. East winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs around 70. East winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 40s.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 80.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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
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                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   SEP 23-27 SEP 25-OCT 1    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Above     Normal                      

....  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 September 18, 2020 the 262th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination 1.290000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:30 EDT Set 19:47 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:38 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EDT Ends 20:13 EDT

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
SEPTEMBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1926...
The great "Miami Hurricane" produced winds reaching 138 mph which drove
ocean waters into the Biscayne Bay drowning 135 persons. The eye of the
hurricane passed over Miami, at which time the barometric pressure reached
27.61 inches. Tides up to twelve feet high accompanied the hurricane, which
claimed a total of 372 lives. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Early morning thunderstorms in northern Texas produced wind gusts to 65 mph
at Sulphur Springs, and 2.50 inches of rain in one hour at Commerce, which
caused widespread street flooding. Bonham TX received 4.50 inches of rain
which also resulted in widespread street flooding as Pig Branch overflowed
its banks. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
A strong cold front produced severe thunderstorms in the north central U.S.
High winds behind the cold front gusted to 92 mph at Fort Collins CO, and
up to a foot of snow blanketed the mountains of Montana, with seven inches
reported at Great Falls. High winds in Colorado caused three million
dollars damage. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Hurricane Hugo hit Puerto Rico, producing wind gusts to 92 mph at San Juan,
and wind gusts to 120 mph at Roosevelt Roads. Hugo produced a storm surge
of four to six feet, and northeastern sections of the island were deluged
with more than ten inches of rain. Hugo claimed the lives of a dozen
persons in Puerto Rico, and caused a bilion dollars damage, including 100
million dollars damage to crops. Thunderstorms representing what remained
of Hurricane Octave continued to bring heavy rain to the valleys of
northern California. Heavier 24 hour rainfall totals included 3.15 inches
at Redding, and 2.66 inches at Red Bluff. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

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