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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
426 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.UPDATE...
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
SOUTHWEST INDIANA
  
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                  

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


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.

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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.

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7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, IN
Issued at 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.

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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 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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.960000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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OCTOBER 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1906...
A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
...1910...
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)
...1930...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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
Weather Summary)


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