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409 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017
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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 500 PM EST THU DEC 14 2017
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE CLOUDY 29 14 53 CALM 30.06R
KOKOMO* CLOUDY 27 15 61 CALM 30.07R
MUNCIE* MOCLDY 27 12 53 NE5 30.05R WCI 22
INDIANAPOLIS MOCLDY 28 10 46 SE3 30.05R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500pm EST, Thursday December 14, 2017
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 21 degrees north, near 28 degrees central, and near 33 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 10 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 11 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees south. 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 33 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN
437 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: Dry weather is expected overnight as high pressure noses
into the area.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
Outlook: There is a chance for a mix of rain and snow early Sunday
morning, Sunday night and Monday morning and again Monday night
and Tuesday morning. No accumulation is expected at this time.
Discussion: An upper level disturbance will track across the region
late weekend and into early next week with light precipitation
impacting central Indiana.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
403 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 20. North winds up to 5 mph
shifting to the southwest after midnight.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 30 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the
upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
SATURDAY Not as cool. Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest
winds 5 to 10 mph.
SUNDAY Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 40s. Chance of
showers 60 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the mid
MONDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs
in the upper 40s.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
and snow. Lows in the mid 30s.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. A 20 percent
chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.
THURSDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
DEC 20-24 DEC 22-28 DEC DEC-FEB
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Temperature: Above Normal Normal Normal
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 ,
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:59 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 EST Ends 17:51 EST
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky