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1153 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For LAWRENCE County
Issued at 100 AM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BEDFORD + CLOUDY 50 48 93 W9 30.00S
BLOOMINGTON CLOUDY 49 49 100 W8 29.98F
FRENCH LICK *+ CLOUDY 46 N/A N/A SW7 30.01F
MADISON *+ CLOUDY 50 48 93 W6 30.01F
NORTH VERNON + CLOUDY 46 46 100 SW12 29.98F
SEYMOUR + CLOUDY 52 N/A N/A W7 30.00S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 50 degrees north, near 49 degrees central, and near 51 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are from the west at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 51 degrees at Terre Haute, Lafayette, Fort Wayne, and Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY 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 LAWRENCE County,IN
408 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: Rain showers and drizzle can be expected, particularly
this evening, as a cold front moves through the area.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Outlook: Wind gusts of around 40 mph are likely Saturday afternoon
Scattered showers will impact the northeast half to two thirds of
central Indiana during the afternoon and evening.
Discussion: A strong upper level disturbance will sweep through the
region Saturday afternoon and evening, bringing scattered showers
and windy conditions.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For LAWRENCE County, IN
928 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Not as cool. Cloudy. Chance of rain showers
and patchy drizzle, then patchy drizzle after midnight. Near
steady temperature around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
showers 50 percent.
SATURDAY Breezy. Partly cloudy until midday then clearing.
Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph increasing to northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
around 40 mph in the afternoon.
SATURDAY NIGHT Colder, clear. Widespread frost after midnight.
Lows around 30. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
SUNDAY Sunny. Widespread frost until midday. Highs in the
lower 50s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph shifting to the west
around 5 mph in the afternoon.
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Areas of frost through the night. Lows in
the mid 30s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
MONDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows around 40.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain
showers. Lows around 40.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers.
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 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Normal
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 ,
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:01 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EDT Ends 19:24 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
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky