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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1012 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

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The NEAR TERM and AVIATION Sections have been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For GRANT County
Issued at 1100 AM EST FRI NOV 16 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    36  32  85 W8        29.98R                  
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    33  30  88 W12       29.95R WCI  24          
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    34  29  82 SW13      29.95R WCI  25          
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    34  30  85 W14       30.00R WCI  25          

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1100am EST, Friday November 16, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the west at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees north. Winds are from the west at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 25 degrees central. Winds are from the west at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees south. 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 41 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.


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

420 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018 /320 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For GRANT County, IN
Issued at 1012 AM EST Fri Nov 16 2018

TODAY
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Slight chance of snow possibly mixed with rain through midnight, then chance of snow toward daybreak. Lows around 30. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of measurable snow 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow in the morning, then slight chance of rain and snow in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Chance of measurable snow 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight then clearing. Lows in the lower 20s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 40.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 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 
                   NOV 21-25    NOV 23-29    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      Above     Normal                      

....  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
Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -18.960000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:31 EST Set 17:28 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:03 EST Ends 17:56 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
NOVEMBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1927...
Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 
1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville)
...1958...
More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1959...
The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A
weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported
a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record
low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that
day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of
eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals
ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to
14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana
drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an
unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana
caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

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