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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1132 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For RUSH County
Issued at 1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       MOSUNNY   37  28  70 SE6       30.35F WCI  33          
FISHERS *+     PTSUNNY   34  32  93 S12       30.33F WCI  25          
FRANKFORT +    CLOUDY    36  32  85 S9        30.33R WCI  29          
GREENWOOD *+   CLOUDY   N/A N/A N/A S9        30.35F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   36  30  79 SE14      30.32F WCI  27          
-EAGLE CREEK   FAIR      35  28  75 S12       30.31F WCI  27          
KOKOMO +       CLOUDY    32  28  85 S16       30.33S WCI  21          
MARION +       PTSUNNY   32  27  83 S14       30.34S HAZE    WCI  22  
MT COMFORT *+  CLOUDY    32  32 100 S9        30.34F WCI  24          
SHELBYVILLE    FAIR      37  30  75 S8        30.35S WCI  31          
ZIONSVILLE +   FAIR      32  29  88 SE16      30.32F WCI  22          

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 1200pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 27 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are from the south at 16 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 15 degrees north. Winds are from the southeast at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are from the east at 8 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 44 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.


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 RUSH County,IN

358 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

Discussion: High pressure will track through the Ohio Valley today.
Clouds will increase this evening with rain expanding into the area
from the southwest after midnight.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Significant rainfall is possible at times through much of 
upcoming week into next weekend across central Indiana. Flooding, 
possibly significant flooding, could develop as a result of this 
rainfall. Embedded thunderstorms are possible at times as well. No 
severe storms are expected at this time.
 
Discussion: A slow moving front will interact with warm and moist 
air from the Gulf of Mexico to bring rain next week. The rain could 
be heavy at times with as much as 3 to 5 inches possible in spots
by next weekend. Lowland flooding is expected, with the possibility 
of the development of significant river flooding later this week as 
well.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For RUSH County, IN
Issued at 928 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
Not as cool. Cloudy then becoming partly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Not as cool. Partly cloudy, then rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. South winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Warmer. Rain until midday, then chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Warmer. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Near steady temperature around 60. South winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Rain and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Cooler, rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

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

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

SATURDAY
Rain likely. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

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
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.270000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:33 EST Set 18:25 EST
Transit Meridian 12:58 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:06 EST Ends 18:52 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
FEBRUARY 18TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most
severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared
to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum)
...1959...
Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day
storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North
America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope
winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY,
located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals
in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with
6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched
Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts
to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and
heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia
ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of
two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1990...
An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a
two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of
snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow
also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and
12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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