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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1150 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 200 PM EST SAT NOV 17 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BLOOMINGTON    PTSUNNY   44  38  79 SE5       30.21F                  
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR      43  32  65 CALM      30.20F                  
SEYMOUR +      FAIR      46  37  71 S6        30.23F                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200pm EST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 35 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast 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 51 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.

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

417 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
 
Discussion: An upper wave will approach tonight from the west as a
weak front settles south.  
 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: Light snow is possible at times through midday Monday.
 
Discussion: High pressure will build in from the west toward
Thanksgiving.
 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IN
Issued at 936 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Chance of rain, then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain until midday. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds up to 5 mph shifting to the west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 30.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows around 30.

THANKSGIVING DAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 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 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 17:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 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

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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
NOVEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1869...
Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1927...
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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