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600 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
.UPDATE...The AVIATION section has been updated below.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CLINTON County
Issued at 700 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE FAIR 30 30 100 CALM 30.29F
KOKOMO* FAIR 30 27 88 SW6 30.29S WCI 24
MUNCIE* FAIR 36 31 82 SW6 30.29S
INDIANAPOLIS MOCLDY 34 33 96 W5 30.30F WCI 30
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 31 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 22 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 40 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, and Anderson.
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 CLINTON County,IN
322 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: Frost and freezing temperatures early this morning.
Hazards: Temperatures at or below freezing along with frost could
damage or kill sensitive vegetation.
Timing: Through 9 am.
Discussion: High pressure will will result in dry weather with below
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday.
Outlook: Freezing temperatures are possible again Wednesday night.
Discussion: Cool conditions will persist into next week. There will
be a chance of rain showers Friday and Friday evening.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For CLINTON County, IN
310 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018
FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
TODAY Sunny. Widespread frost until midday. Highs in the lower
50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
TONIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to
15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear. Widespread frost through the night.
Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph.
THURSDAY Sunny. Widespread frost until midday. Highs in the
mid 50s. West winds up to 5 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy.
A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Lows
in the lower 40s.
SATURDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
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
OCT 21-25 OCT 23-29 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Below
Precipitation: 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 ,
Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:57 EDT Set 19:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:30 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:31 EDT Ends 19:30 EDT
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
The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St.
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky