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609 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLARK County
Issued at 800 PM EST SUN DEC 17 2017
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEDFORD +      CLOUDY    43  34  70 S5        30.10                   
BLOOMINGTON    CLOUDY    44  35  70 SW10      30.09R                  
MADISON *+     CLOUDY    43  34  70 S6        30.13R                  
NORTH VERNON + CLOUDY    41  32  70 S5        30.11R                  
SEYMOUR +      CLOUDY    43  34  70 SW3       30.12R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 37 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 33 degrees central. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 45 degrees at Gary. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CLARK County,IN

248 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017 /148 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

There is a chance for a rain-snow mix Friday night into the weekend,
but at this time, confidence on the exact timing and location of any
snow remains low. If you plan to travel over the holiday weekend or 
early next week, stay tuned to the latest forecasts.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CLARK County, IN
Issued at 737 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

OVERNIGHT
Cloudy. Patchy drizzle through the night. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY
Cloudy. Patchy fog. Patchy drizzle. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers and. Highs in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

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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 
                   DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     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 December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:01 EST Set 17:22 EST
Transit Meridian 12:41 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:31 EST Ends 17:52 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
DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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