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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1035 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018 

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Regional Hourly Observations For BROWN County
Issued at 100 PM EDT MON SEP 24 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BLOOMINGTON    RAIN      68  68 100 SE8       30.03F                  
FRENCH LICK *+ CLOUDY    68 N/A N/A SE3       30.03F                  

Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Monday September 24, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 72 degrees at Valparaiso. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 BROWN County,IN

439 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Showers and thunderstorms.

Hazards: Gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy downpours.
Flooding.

Timing: This afternoon through tonight.

Discussion: A warm front will destabilize the environment ahead of an
approaching upper wave this afternoon and cold front tonight.


 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: Severe thunderstorms are possible across all of the area 
on Tuesday and Tuesday night as a cold front tracks through central
Indiana. The main threats will be damaging winds, frequent lightning,
and heavy rain. Locally heavy rain amounts could cause flooding on 
Tuesday.
 
Discussion: A frontal system is expected to move through the area
during the early to middle parts of the week. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Severe storm spotters are encouraged to monitor future statements
regarding the severe threat on Tuesday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BROWN County, IN
Issued at 328 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018

TODAY
Showers until midday, then showers and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers until midday. Highs around 70. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

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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 
                SEP 29-OCT 3  OCT 1-OCT 7    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      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
Monday September 24, 2018 the 267th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -0.830000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:35 EDT Set 19:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:36 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:09 EDT Ends 20:04 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
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
SEPTEMBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1926...
The temperature at Yellowstone Park dipped to nine degrees below zero. It
was the coldest reading of record in the U.S. during September. Severe
freezes were widespread over the northwestern U.S. causing great crop
destruction. In Washington State, Spokane County experienced their earliest
snow of record. Harney Branch Experiment Station in Oregon reported a
temperature of 2 degrees above zero to establish a state record for the
month of September. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1950...
A smoke pall from western Canada forest fires covered much of the eastern
U.S. Daylight was reduced to nighttime darkness in parts of the Northeast.
The color of the sun varied from pink to purple, blue, or lavendar. Yellow
to grey-tan was common. (24th-30th) (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
Lightning struck a man near Waldport OR, a young man who it so happens was
carrying thirty-five pieces of dynamite. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
The first full day of autumn proved to be a pleasant one for much of the
nation, with sunny skies and mild temperatures. Thunderstorms again formed
over Florida and the southwestern deserts, and also formed along a cold
front in the northeastern U.S. A storm spotter at Earp CA sighted a couple
of funnel clouds, one on the California side of the state line, and the
other on the Arizona side. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a stationary front produced large hail and
damaging winds in the southeastern U.S., with reports of severe weather
most numerous in North Carolina. Golf ball size hail was reported at Tick
Creek and a number of other locations in North Carolina. (National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Forty-seven cities between the Rockies and the Appalachians reported record
low temperatures for the date. Lows of 38 degrees at Abilene TX, 34 degrees
at Jackson KY, and 36 degrees at Midland TX established records for the
month of September. The low of 36 degrees at Midland smashed their previous
record for the date by thirteen degrees. Fayetteville AR and Springfield MO
reported their earliest freeze of record. Thunderstorms produced torrential
rains in northeastern Florida. Jacksonville was deluged with 11.40 inches
of rain, and flash flooding resulted in two deaths. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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