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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
429 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For FOUNTAIN County
Issued at 500 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      LGT RAIN  40  30  67 NW37G63   30.01R                  
KOKOMO*        RAIN      41  37  86 NW24G37   29.93R FOG              
MUNCIE*        LGT RAIN  55  24  30 NW23G43   29.84R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   55  27  34 NW30G40   29.90R                  

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 40 degrees north, near 55 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 34%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 43 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 30 mph with gusts at 40 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 17 mph with gusts at 32 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 64 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is LGT 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 FOUNTAIN County,IN

511 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Windy conditions are expected this afternoon and evening.

Hazards: Wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph from the west northwest, with
isolated higher gusts.

Timing: This afternoon into the mid evening hours.

Discussion: A strong upper level disturbance with an associated cold
front at the surface will bring unsettled weather this afternoon and
evening to the region. Some small hail, graupel, and snowflakes may 
mix in with some showers late this afternoon across mainly 
northeastern parts of the area.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: High pressure will provide cool and dry weather for much
of the upcoming week across the Ohio Valley.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For FOUNTAIN County, IN
Issued at 358 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Windy. Partly cloudy. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.

TONIGHT
Colder, clear. Patchy frost after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph.

SUNDAY
Cooler, sunny. Patchy frost until midday. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Not as cool. Mostly sunny. Highs around 60. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.

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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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:     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
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.680000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:01 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EDT Ends 19:24 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
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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
...1983...
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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