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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
739 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County
Issued at 800 AM EDT SUN OCT 21 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      25  22  88 CALM      30.39S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  25; 6HR MAX TEMP:  33;                                

KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    32  31  96 W7        30.37R WCI  26          
6HR MIN TEMP:  29; 6HR MAX TEMP:  33;                                

MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    34  27  75 NW6       30.35R WCI  29          
6HR MIN TEMP:  34; 6HR MAX TEMP:  37;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      28  21  75 NW9       30.38R WCI  19          
6HR MIN TEMP:  28; 6HR MAX TEMP:  34;                                


Hourly Obs., Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 28 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 19 degrees central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 37 degrees at Fort Wayne. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, 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 MADISON County,IN

344 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather expected.

Discussion: High pressure will bring dry cool weather within mainly
clear skies today and tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Scattered showers are possible Saturday. 
 
Discussion: High pressure will provide cool and dry weather for much
of the upcoming week across the Ohio Valley. Low pressure tracking
into the region next weekend will bring the next threat for rain.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MADISON County, IN
Issued at 336 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

TODAY
Cooler. Mostly sunny. Patchy frost until midday. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Areas of frost. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 50.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. 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 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    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
Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.030000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:02 EDT Set 18:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:36 EDT Ends 19:23 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 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1957...
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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