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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1145 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018 

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County
Issued at 200 AM EDT WED OCT 24 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ANDERSON +     FAIR      34  33  93 CALM      30.33S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  34; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                

GREENWOOD *+   FAIR      39  34  83 N5        30.34R WCI  35          
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      39  34  82 N6        30.33S WCI  35          
6HR MIN TEMP:  39; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50;                                

KOKOMO +       FAIR      36  33  89 N8        30.35R WCI  30          
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  45;                                

MT COMFORT *+  FAIR      34  34 100 N3        30.33S                  
SHELBYVILLE    FAIR      37  32  82 N5        30.32R WCI  33          
6HR MIN TEMP:  37; 6HR MAX TEMP:  50;                                

ZIONSVILLE +   FAIR      34  33  94 N5        30.34R WCI  30          
6HR MIN TEMP:  34; 6HR MAX TEMP:  44;                                


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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 35 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 47 degrees at Gary. 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 JOHNSON County,IN

422 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

Discussion: Dry and cool conditions will prevail with high pressure
over the area.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: High pressure will provide cool and dry weather through
Thursday across the Ohio Valley. Rain chances will increase from the
south starting Thursday evening, and low pressure tracking into the 
region this weekend will bring additional chances for rain.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, IN
Issued at 336 PM EDT Tue Oct 23 2018

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows around 40. East winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows around 40.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Rain showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

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

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. 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 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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
Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:05 EDT Set 18:52 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:39 EDT Ends 19:19 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 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

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