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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
659 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE County
Issued at 900 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEDFORD +      HVY RAIN  48  45  87 SW7       30.03                   
BLOOMINGTON    LGT RAIN  47  47 100 W8        30.02R FOG              
FRENCH LICK *+ CLOUDY    46  41  81 SW10G16   30.05S                  
MADISON *+     CLOUDY    52  43  71 W8        30.05R                  
NORTH VERNON + RAIN      48  41  76 W12       30.02R                  
SEYMOUR +      LGT RAIN  50 N/A N/A W10       30.04R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. There is patchy fog north and south. Winds are from the southwest at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 25 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Gary. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For MONROE 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 MONROE County, IN
Issued at 928 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Not as cool. Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy drizzle and slight chance of rain showers, then patchy drizzle after midnight. Near steady temperature in the upper 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Breezy. Mostly sunny until midday, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph increasing to northwest 20 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 around 50. Northwest winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest 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 around 60.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. 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 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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:00 EDT Set 18:59 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EDT Ends 19:26 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 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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