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706 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For HAMILTON County
Issued at 700 PM EDT THU MAR 22 2018
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      46  16  30 N8        30.28R                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      45  14  28 NW9       30.28R                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      45  19  35 NW13      30.25R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      47  16  29 NW12      30.28S                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 12 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 32 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 50 degrees at Terre Haute and Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 HAMILTON County,IN

453 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.  

Discussion: High pressure will continue dry weather tonight.
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Significant snow accumulation is expected Friday night into
Saturday morning. Freezing rain may also mix in around the Interstate
74 corridor. Thunderstorms are possible Monday night into Tuesday.
Gusty winds, heavy rain, and lightning are the main threats.
Discussion: A low pressure system is expected to bring snow
accumulation to the northeastern half of central Indiana and rain 
to southwestern parts. A front will bring rain and thunderstorms to
the area early next week.

Winter weather spotters are encouraged to send in snow amounts this 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HAMILTON County, IN
Issued at 334 PM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018


Clear. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds up to 5 mph.

Sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain and snow, then snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Colder, snow. Snow may be heavy at times until midday. Moderate snow accumulations. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. East winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. Highs around 50.

Not as cool. Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Rain showers likely. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

Rain showers likely. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 40.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 19:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 12:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 19:26 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
A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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