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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
407 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For PORTER County
Issued at 600 AM EDT MON OCT 22 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          PTCLDY    39  28  65 SW6       30.08S                  
VALPARAISO     FAIR      37  26  64 SW6       30.08F                  
MICHIGAN CITY* FAIR      34  27  75 S6        30.08S WCI  29          
LAPORTE*       FAIR      33  28  82 SW3       30.08F                  
KNOX*          FAIR      34  28  80 S6        30.09R WCI  29          
SOUTH BEND     FAIR      34  26  72 SW6       30.09S WCI  29          
GOSHEN         FAIR      35  28  75 SW6       30.09S WCI  30          
MONTICELLO*    FAIR      38  28  68 SW8       30.10F                  
LOGANSPORT*    FAIR      34  30  86 SW7       30.12S WCI  28          
ROCHESTER*     FAIR      39  28  65 SW3       30.10S                  
WARSAW*        FAIR      37  28  70 SW5       30.09S                  
KENDALLVILLE*  FAIR      34  25  68 SW6       30.09S WCI  29          
AUBURN*        FAIR      34  28  80 SW3       30.10S                  
FORT WAYNE     FAIR      34  29  82 SW9       30.11F WCI  27          
HUNTINGTON*    FAIR      37  27  69 SW5       30.11F                  
PERU/GRISSOM   CLOUDY    38  30  73 SW10      30.10S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 34 degrees north, near 35 degrees central, and near 34 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 42 degrees at Muncie. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 PORTER County,IN

330 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018 /430 AM EDT Mon Oct 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  Early this Morning through Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PORTER County, IN
Issued at 330 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

TODAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs around 50. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 50.

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

FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 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 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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
Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.380000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:03 EDT Set 18:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:37 EDT Ends 19:22 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 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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