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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
635 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For FAYETTE County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017
EAST CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MUNCIE         MOCLDY    76  56  49 S8G22     30.03F                  
RICHMOND +     PTCLDY    70  54  56 S16       30.10S                  

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 600pm EDT, Sunday October 22, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. Winds are from the south at 7 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 18 mph with gusts at 26 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph with gusts at 16 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Muncie and Evansville. 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 FAYETTE County,IN

402 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For FAYETTE County, IN
Issued at 354 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy this evening, then cloudy with a chance of showers after midnight. Unseasonably warm with lows in the lower 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY
Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 10 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of rain 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. Colder. Less muggy with lows in the mid 40s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph, diminishing to around 5 mph after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning. Unseasonably cold with highs in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs around 60.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 50.

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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 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    NOV       NOV-JAN                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     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
Sunday October 22, 2017 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.470000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:04 EDT Set 18:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:37 EDT Ends 19:21 EDT

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

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Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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