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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1040 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For NEWTON County
Issued at 1100 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          MOCLDY    54  50  87 SW10      29.86S                  
MICHIGAN CITY* CLOUDY    52  45  76 SW9       29.85S                  
SOUTH BEND     CLOUDY    49  46  90 SW16G24   29.84F                  
GOSHEN         CLOUDY    50  47  89 SW16      29.84F                  
MONTICELLO*    CLOUDY    51  44  76 SW13G20   29.91S                  
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    50  45  81 SW14G20   29.86F                  
KENDALLVILLE*  CLOUDY    49  44  84 W14G21    29.84F                  
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    50  45  83 SW18G29   29.87F                  
PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    50  47  91 W18       29.89F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1100pm 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 cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, 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 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, 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 NEWTON County,IN

312 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018 /412 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Saturday  
  Elevated Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.
  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk

DISCUSSION:

  A strong cold front will move through the area on Saturday, with 
  gusty northwest winds developing. Sustained wind speeds of 20 to 
  30 mph are expected with gusts as high as 40 mph at times. The 
  strong northwest winds will result in waves in excess of 10 feet 
  along the Indiana shore Saturday afternoon and evening, which 
  may result in minor lakeshore flooding.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

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7-Day Forecast For NEWTON County, IN
Issued at 853 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers late in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows around 40. West winds 10 to 20 mph.

SATURDAY
Windy. Sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and a slight chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Then temperatures falling into the lower 40s by evening. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning becoming northwest and increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Highs around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 60.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. 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 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)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky