Click on button above to view IN Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.

Randolph County, IN Weather And Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Advisory
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts
Precision Ag. Weather Forecast Precision Ag. Weather Extended Forecast

Palmer Drought Index

Crop Moisture Index

Rainfall Departure

Temperature Departure
Also see:

A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.

National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1150 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

NWS Weather Discussion
National Ag. Weather Outlook (Repair this link), International Highlights ,International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For RANDOLPH County
Issued at 100 PM EST SAT NOV 17 2018
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    38  32  79 CALM      30.26S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  32; 6HR MAX TEMP:  39;                                

KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    38  32  79 CALM      30.25F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  33; 6HR MAX TEMP:  38;                                

MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    40  32  73 VRB5      30.24F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  36; 6HR MAX TEMP:  40;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    39  34  82 S7        30.24F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  39;                                

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 100pm EST, Saturday November 17, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 35 degrees north, near 39 degrees central, and near 48 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees central. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Evansville. 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 RANDOLPH County,IN

417 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: An upper wave will approach tonight from the west as a
weak front settles south.  

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: Light snow is possible at times through midday Monday.
Discussion: High pressure will build in from the west toward


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For RANDOLPH County, IN
Issued at 936 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018

Cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds around 5 mph shifting to the north up to 5 mph in the afternoon.

Cloudy. Chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain, then chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain, then slight chance of snow after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph shifting to the west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the lower 40s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

Declination -19.210000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 17:27 EST
Transit Meridian 12:30 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:04 EST Ends 17:56 EST

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
Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains
of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David
A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern
Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air
Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen
over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather
The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading
of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel)
A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort
in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning
thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43
inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49
mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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