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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
426 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.
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Regional Hourly Observations For KNOX County
Issued at 400 AM EDT THU OCT 18 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE FAIR 42 36 79 NE5 30.48F
HUNTINGBURG + FAIR 41 35 79 N5 30.48S
WASHINGTON + FAIR 37 32 83 CALM 30.49R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Thursday October 18, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair 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 82%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 42 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For KNOX County,IN
302 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: A Frost Advisory is in effect early this morning.
Hazards: Low Temperatures of 32 to 34 are expected with clear skies
and light winds. Frost is expected to form.
Impacts: Unprotected plants that are sensitive to temperatures may
be damaged or killed.
Discussion: High pressure will provide clear and cold conditions
tonight with below normal temperatures.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: Cool conditions will persist into next week. There will
be a chance of rain showers during the afternoon and evening hours
Friday and Saturday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, IN
251 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018
FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING
TODAY Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Areas of frost
until midday. Highs in the upper 50s. East winds up to 5 mph.
TONIGHT Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the
upper 30s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy until midday, then mostly cloudy with a
20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs around
60. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
SATURDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds
10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.
SATURDAY NIGHT Colder, clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs around 50.
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
MONDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 40.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Below
Precipitation: 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 ,
Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:59 EDT Set 19:01 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:30 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:33 EDT Ends 19:27 EDT
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky