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620 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

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Regional Hourly Observations For WAYNE County
Issued at 800 PM EST SAT JAN 19 2019
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    21  16  81 N22G33    29.89R WCI   5          
KOKOMO*        LGT SNOW  21  19  92 N26G33    29.84R FOG     WCI   4  
MUNCIE*        LGT SNOW  23  19  85 NE25G39   29.75R VSB 3/4 WCI   7  
INDIANAPOLIS   SNOW      24  21  88 N26G41    29.75R VSB 1/2 WCI   8  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Saturday January 19, 2019

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 17 degrees north, near 24 degrees central, and near 29 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, snow central, and snow south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 10 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile central and south. Winds are from the north at 15 mph with gusts at 30 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 2 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 26 mph with gusts at 41 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and snow. The wind chill is near 8 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 20 mph with gusts at 37 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and snow. The wind chill is near 16 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the danger category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 29 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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 WAYNE County,IN

455 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019


This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for East Central Indiana, 
Southeast Indiana, Central Ohio, Southwest Ohio and West Central 

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

Winter Storm Warning. Gusty winds up to 45 mph tonight. Cold wind 
chill values expected tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Gusty winds up to 40 mph Sunday morning. Cold wind chill values 
expected through Tuesday morning.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, IN
Issued at 627 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019


Snow. Areas of blowing snow this evening. Blowing snow after midnight. Total snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Windy and much cooler with lows 5 to 10 above. North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. Wind chill values as low as 8 below after midnight.

Partly cloudy. Much cooler with highs 10 to 15. North winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the morning. Wind chill values as low as 12 below.

Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Cold with lows 0 to 5 below. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 11 below.

Mostly sunny. Cold with highs 10 to 15. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 5 above. Temperatures rising to around 12 after midnight. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill values as low as 9 below.

Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with rain showers likely with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Warmer with highs in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Rain showers. Warmer with lows in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Rain showers with a chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Temperatures falling into the upper 20s in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Cooler with lows in the lower 20s.

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

Partly cloudy. Lows 15 to 20.

Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Cold with highs in the lower 20s.

Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows 5 to 10 above.

Partly cloudy. Cold with highs around 20.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2    JAN       JAN-MAR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      Below      Below                      

....  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 19, 2019 the 19th Day of Year

Declination -20.170000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:02 EST Set 17:50 EST
Transit Meridian 12:55 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EST Ends 18:18 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
The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and
accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy
struck Sanbornton NH where three chidren froze to death. (David Ludlum)
Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours, a state
record, and the second highest 24 hour total of record for the U.S. (David
Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in extreme southern
Florida. (David Ludlum)
A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to 14 inches of
snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a foot of snow. Six cities in
Florida reported new record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 88 degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of January.
(National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard conditions in the
Central High Plains, and severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi
Valley. Snowfall totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with
31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in Tennessee, and a
tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons. (National Weather Summary) (Storm
The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid 41 degrees
below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees below zero at Anchorage AK
was their coldest reading in fourteen years. (National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and
Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and Apple Springs TX each injured one
person. Heavy snow spread from the Southern and Central Rockies into the
Great Plains. Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon.
Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near McCook NE and
Garden City KS. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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