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246 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County
Issued at 300 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BEDFORD + MOSUNNY 77 55 47 S15G24 30.05F
BLOOMINGTON PTSUNNY 77 57 50 S18G28 30.03F
MADISON *+ MOSUNNY 77 52 41 SE13 30.11F
NORTH VERNON + MOSUNNY 73 57 56 S10 30.09F
SEYMOUR + MOSUNNY 79 57 47 S15G22 30.06F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Sunday October 22, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 76 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. Winds are from the south at 15 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 17 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Muncie. The lowest temperature is MOSUNNY degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.
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 FRANKLIN County,IN
509 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather is 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 FRANKLIN County, IN
1220 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South
winds 10 to 15 mph.
TONIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with a
chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
MONDAY Showers. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds around
5 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain
MONDAY NIGHT Showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds
5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
West winds 10 to 15 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 50s.
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. Lows in the mid 40s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the lower 40s.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly
cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
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
OCT 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4 NOV NOV-JAN
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Above
Precipitation: Above 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 ,
Sunday October 22, 2017 the 295th Day of Year
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
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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)
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)
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
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)
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)
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)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky