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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
602 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For GRANT County
Issued at 1000 PM EST MON FEB 19 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    61  58  90 S13G21    29.91F                  
KOKOMO*        LGT RAIN  58  57  97 S10       29.96F                  
MUNCIE*        MOCLDY    64  55  72 S13       29.99F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   MOCLDY    64  53  67 S18       29.98S                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000pm EST, Monday February 19, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. Winds are from the south at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 9 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 67 degrees at Bloomington. 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For GRANT County,IN

529 AM EST Mon Feb 19 2018 /429 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and periods of 
rain will lead to flooding on area streams and rivers. Areal 
flooding is also likely. Please see the Flood Watch product FFAIWX 
from this office for more information.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

The combination of recent rainfall, saturated ground and additional
rainfall will lead to flooding on area streams and rivers Tuesday and
Wednesday. After a short dry period Thursday, more rain is likely Friday
and Saturday. Please see the Flood Watch product FFAIWX from this 
office for more information.


 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For GRANT County, IN
Issued at 957 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018


FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

TONIGHT
Rain likely through midnight, then chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY
Rain and a slight chance of a thunderstorm in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon. Windy. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Rain and a slight chance of a thunderstorm through midnight, then rain after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall through midnight. Colder. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 30 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Much colder. Cloudy. Rain in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow. Highs in the mid 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

SATURDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Rain likely. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 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 
                FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     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
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.920000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:32 EST Set 18:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:05 EST Ends 18:53 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
FEBRUARY 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1871...
A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast.
...1884...
Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S.,
killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage.
Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David
Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along
its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph,
caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places
to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)

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