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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
330 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLINTON County
Issued at 400 PM EST TUE JAN 23 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    32  29  88 W14       29.95R WCI  22          
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    37  30  75 W14       29.90R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   LGT RAIN  36  33  89 W17       29.94R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400pm EST, Tuesday January 23, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 29 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the northwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 19 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. The wind chill is near 26 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 22 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees south. 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 38 degrees at Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 CLINTON County,IN

412 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 
Hazards: None.
 
Timing: None.
 
Discussion: An upper level weather disturbance is expected to move
across the area today. This disturbance will result in the potential
for rain and snow showers today. Snow accumulations are not expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 
Discussion: A low pressure system is expected to affect the area over
this upcoming weekend, resulting in chances for rain from Friday
night through Sunday. Some snow is possible near the tail end of the
event, around Sunday, however little if any accumulations are
expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For CLINTON County, IN
Issued at 339 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Cloudy with scattered rain showers and snow showers, possibly mixed with sleet. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of flurries until midday. Highs in the lower 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Not as cold. Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. South winds around 10 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Colder. Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the lower 30s.

SUNDAY
Colder. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain and snow. Highs in the upper 30s.

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

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

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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 
                JAN 29-FEB 2 JAN 31-FEB 6    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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
Tuesday January 23, 2018 the 23th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.200000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 08:00 EST Set 17:55 EST
Transit Meridian 12:57 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:32 EST Ends 18:23 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
JANUARY 23RD
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1780...
The coldest day of the coldest month of record in the northeastern U.S. A
British Army thermometer in New York City registered a reading of 16
degrees below zero. During that infamous hard winter the harbor was frozen
solid for five weeks, and the port was cut off from sea supply. (David
Ludlum)
...1971...
The temperature at Prospect Creek AK plunged to 80 degrees below zero, the
coldest reading of record for the United States. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
Strong winds ushered bitterly cold air into the north central U.S., and
produced snow squalls in the Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in
northwest Lower Michigan ranged up to 17 inches in Leelanau County. Wind
chill temperatures reached 70 degrees below zero at Sault Ste Marie MI and
Hibbing MN. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Northeastern Colorado experienced its most severe windstorm in years. A
wind gust to 92 mph was recorded at Boulder CO before the anenometer blew
away, and in the mountains, a wind gust to 120 mph was reported at Mines
Peak. The high winds blew down a partially constructed viaduct east of
Boulder, as nine unanchored concrete girders, each weighing forty-five
tons, were blown off their supports. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Low pressure brought heavy snow to Wyoming, with 18 inches reported at the
Shoshone National Forest, and 17 inches in the Yellowstone Park area.
Gunnison CO, with a low of 19 degrees below zero, was the cold spot in the
nation for the twelfth day in a row. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1990...
A Pacific cold front brought strong and gusty winds to the northwestern
U.S. Winds in southeastern Idaho gusted to 62 mph at Burley. Strong winds
also prevailed along the eastern slopes of the northern and central
Rockies. Winds in Wyoming gusted to 74 mph in Goshen County. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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