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941 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1000 AM EDT THU MAR 22 2018
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      32  25  75 NW7       30.33R WCI  26          
KOKOMO*        FAIR      33  25  72 NW13      30.30R WCI  24          
MUNCIE*        FAIR      32  25  75 NW12      30.28R WCI  23          
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      33  25  72 N14       30.31R WCI  23          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000am EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 33 degrees central, and near 38 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the north at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 21 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 23 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 38 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at 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 BOONE County,IN

451 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
Hazards: None. 
Timing: None. 
Discussion: High pressure will build in and allow for dry weather.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Significant snow accumulation is expected Friday night into
Saturday morning. Freezing rain may also mix in around the Interstate
74 corridor. 
Discussion: A low pressure system is expected to bring snow
accumulation to the northeastern half of central Indiana and rain 
and even thunderstorms to southern parts.


Winter weather spotters are encouraged to send in snow amounts this 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 933 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018


Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds around 5 mph.

Cloudy. Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Moderate snow accumulations. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Colder. Snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain. Moderate snow accumulations. Highs in the mid 30s. East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

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

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 40s.

Not as cool. Rain showers. Lows around 40. Chance of showers 80 percent.

Rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

Rain showers likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Below     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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 19:26 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
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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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