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

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Regional Hourly Observations For LAGRANGE County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SUN OCT 22 2017
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          LGT RAIN  55  54  94 NW12G23   30.02R                  
VALPARAISO     CLOUDY    69  63  81 SW12      29.98S                  
MICHIGAN CITY* DRIZZLE   64  64 100 S10       29.97F                  
LAPORTE*       RAIN      65  63  91 SW13G23   29.99R                  
KNOX*          CLOUDY    68  61  77 SW9       29.99R                  
SOUTH BEND     LGT RAIN  68  62  81 S7        29.98S                  
ELKHART*       CLOUDY    73  57  56 S10       29.98S                  
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    75  56  51 S14       29.98F                  
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    74  57  56 SW9       29.97S                  
LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    73  57  56 S14       29.99S                  
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    73  57  56 S6        29.99F                  
AUBURN*        MOCLDY    73  54  49 SE3       30.03S                  
FORT WAYNE     MOCLDY    75  56  51 S12       30.02S                  
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    75  56  51 S9        30.01F                  

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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 LAGRANGE County,IN

407 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017 /307 AM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Heavy rainfall is possible Monday into Monday night. Rises on creeks
and river are possible along with localized flooding.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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7-Day Forecast For LAGRANGE County, IN
Issued at 357 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

TONIGHT
Chance of rain through midnight, then rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph shifting to the west toward daybreak. Chance of rain 90 percent.

MONDAY
Rain, cooler. Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Rain, cooler. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.

TUESDAY
Cooler. Showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Showers likely through midnight, then chance of showers toward daybreak. Lows around 40. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph through midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 40.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 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 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

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)


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