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

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Regional Hourly Observations For HENDRICKS County
Issued at 300 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      PTSUNNY   75  59  57 S12G21    29.97F                  
KOKOMO*        MOSUNNY   76  59  55 S20       30.01F                  
MUNCIE*        SUNNY     79  56  45 S14G26    30.05F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   76  59  55 S17       30.02F                  

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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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HENDRICKS County,IN

413 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Hazards: None. 
 
Timing: None. 
 
Discussion: Rain showers will increase from west to east across
central Indiana today. Rain could become heavy at times tonight.
 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Locally heavy rainfall is possible Monday. Patchy frost 
will be possible midweek  especially Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
 
Discussion: Rain will be likely early in the week as a cold front 
briefly stalls over the region. Much colder and continued wet 
weather will persist through midweek before drier air returns for 
Thursday and Friday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For HENDRICKS County, IN
Issued at 312 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. South winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TONIGHT
Rain showers. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

MONDAY
Cooler. Rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Cooler. Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers, then slight chance of rain showers, possibly mixed with snow showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 40.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 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 
               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 , 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

Yesterday's Highs , Lows
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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