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321 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020 

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Regional Hourly Observations For WAYNE County
Issued at 500 PM EST SUN FEB 23 2020
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      55  35  47 SW13G20   29.97S                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      52  36  54 SW16      29.99R                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      53  30  41 S14       29.99S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      54  30  40 S12       30.00S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500pm EST, Sunday February 23, 2020

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 55 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 39%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 18 mph with gusts at 28 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 14 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 57 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, 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 WAYNE County,IN

500 AM EST Sun Feb 23 2020

 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.

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7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, IN
Issued at 301 PM EST Sun Feb 23 2020

TONIGHT
Mostly clear, then becoming partly cloudy after midnight, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Rain. Highs in the mid 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Rain, mild. Near steady temperatures in the lower 40s. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 100 percent.

TUESDAY
Rain likely. Highs around 50. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph, becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Rain and snow likely. Highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A chance of snow in the evening. Cooler with lows in the lower 20s. Chance of snow 50 percent.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 30.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 20.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning, then clearing. Highs in the mid 30s.

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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 
                FEB 29-MAR 4  MAR 2-MAR 8    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Above     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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
Sunday February 23, 2020 the 54th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.640000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:27 EST Set 18:31 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:00 EST Ends 18:57 EST

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

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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FEBRUARY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS...WITH KENTUCKY HIGHLIGHS...
...1802...
A great snowstorm raged along the New England coast producing 48 inches
of snow north of Boston. Three large ships from Salem were wrecked
along Cape Cod. (David Ludlum)
...1936...
A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It
stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives. (David Ludlum)
---------- KENTUCKY CLIMATE HIGHLIGHTS ---------
...FEBRUARY 1899...
February.  "The month will go down in Kentucky history as 'the
cold February'.  From the 9th to the 14th was a period of
unprecedented cold; the temperature in many portions of the State
going to 20 to 30 degrees below zero," and to -33 degrees F at
Sandy Hook on 2/11/1899.  In at least one location, "the Kentucky
River, solidly frozen, was possible for team and wagon."
Priddy, UKAWC
...1996...
The mercury climbed to 79 degrees at the Jackson KY NWS Weather Office. This 
reading represents the warmest February temperature ever recorded at the Jackson 
Weather Office since climate records begin in 1981.
(NWS Jackson, KY)

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