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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
600 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For HANCOCK County
Issued at 900 AM EDT TUE OCT 16 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      31  31 100 W3        30.29R FOG              
KOKOMO*        FAIR      36  34  92 SW6       30.28S                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      37  32  82 SW5       30.28R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   34  33  96 W5        30.30R WCI  30          

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900am EDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 29 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 38 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 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 41 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.

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

909 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 
Discussion: High pressure will will result in dry weather with below
normal temperatures.
 

 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 HANCOCK County, IN
Issued at 310 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING

TODAY
Mostly sunny. Widespread frost until midday. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

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.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Widespread frost through the night. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Widespread frost until midday. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds up to 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

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

MONDAY
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 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 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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.230000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
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)
...1913...
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1925...
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)
...1937...
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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
Data)
...1989...
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)


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