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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
246 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For SHELBY County
Issued at 300 PM EST SAT JAN 20 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON       PTSUNNY   43  32  65 S12       30.03S                  
COLUMBUS       CLOUDY    45  25  45 S12       30.06R                  
FISHERS *+     CLOUDY    41  34  75 SW6       30.03R                  
FRANKFORT +    CLOUDY    41  35  78 SW7       30.02S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    43  32  65 SW8       30.04R                  
-EAGLE CREEK   CLOUDY    43  30  60 S6        30.02S                  
MARION +       FAIR      40  34  78 SW7       30.01S HAZE    WCI  35  
MT COMFORT *+  CLOUDY    43  36  75 SW10      30.04R                  
SHELBYVILLE    CLOUDY    42  29  59 S9        30.04R                  
ZIONSVILLE +   CLOUDY    40  32  74 SW10      30.02S WCI  33          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300pm EST, Saturday January 20, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 43 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 46 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw.


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 SHELBY County,IN

439 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.  
 
Discussion: Milder and more humid air will develop clouds and 
some patchy sprinkles this afternoon. Fog and drizzle tonight 
will lower visibility some in most areas.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Saturday.

Outlook: Reduced visibilities from fog and drizzle will continue
Sunday. Light snow Tuesday morning may yield a light ground covering. 
 
Discussion: A low pressure system will bring rain and fog from 
Sunday into Monday night. A changeover to snow early Tuesday may 
create a light layer of snow accumulation. Another weather system
will bring another chance of rain Friday night and Saturday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For SHELBY County, IN
Issued at 320 PM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Chance of drizzle through the night. Areas of fog after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Areas of fog until midday. Chance of drizzle through the day. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Near steady temperature in the lower 40s. South winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY
Rain until midday, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly cloudy. Rain showers likely, then chance of rain showers, possibly mixed with snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

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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 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2    FEB       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     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
Saturday January 20, 2018 the 20th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.900000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 17:51 EST
Transit Meridian 12:56 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EST Ends 18:20 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 20TH
HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS
...1937...
The wettest Inaugural Day of record with 1.77 inches of rain in 24 hours.
Temperatures were only in the 30s as Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworm in for
his second term. (David Ludlum)
Also...in 1937...A record crest on the Rough River was attained with a stage 
of 31.8 feet at Dundee. (NWS Louisville)
...1943...
Strange vertical antics took place in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
While the temperature at Deadwood was a frigid 16 degrees below zero, the
town of Lead, just a mile and a half away, but 600 feet higher in
elevation, reported a balmy 52 degree reading. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Rogers Pass MT plunged to 70 degrees below zero to
establish a new record for the continental U.S. (David Ludlum)
...1978...
A paralyzing "Nor'easter" produced a record 21 inches of snow at Boston, 15
to 20 inches in Rhode Island, and one to two feet of snow in Pennsylvania.
Winds along the coast of Connecticut gusted to 70 mph. (David Ludlum)
Also... Louisville's deepest snowcover: 19 inches. (NWS Louisville)
...1987...
Gale force winds lingered along the northern Atlantic coast in the wake of
a holiday weekend storm. High winds along the eastern slopes of the
Northern Rockies gusted to 67 mph at Livingston MT, and high winds in
southern California gusted to 70 mph near San Bernardino. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A storm in the Upper Midwest produced heavy snow and gale force winds. Up
to 27.5 inches of snow was reported along the Lake Superior shoreline of
Michigan, with 22 inches at Marquette. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
The temperature in the Washington D.C. area warmed into the lower 50s for
the Presidential Inauguration during the late morning hours, before gusty
northwest winds ushered in colder air that afternoon. (National Weather
Summary)
...1990...
While heavy thunderstorm rains drenched the Central Gulf Coast States, with
4.23 inches reported at Centreville AL in 24 hours, unseasonably warm
weather continued across Florida. Five cities in Florida reported record
high temperatures for the date. Tampa FL equalled their record high for
January of 85 degrees. (National Weather Summary)

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