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429 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For SHELBY County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
ANDERSON + CLOUDY 43 35 73 N18G37 29.96
COLUMBUS MOCLDY 57 19 23 NW26G40 29.92R
FRANKFORT + CLOUDY 43 26 51 N21G36 30.05R
GREENWOOD *+ CLOUDY 50 22 33 NW22G35 29.95R
INDIANAPOLIS MOCLDY 47 27 45 NW37G53 30.02R
-EAGLE CREEK MOCLDY 45 31 58 NW30G54 30.00R
KOKOMO + CLOUDY 39 33 79 NW31G37 30.00R WCI 27
MARION + CLOUDY 40 39 96 NW23G33 29.97R WCI 30
MT COMFORT *+ MOCLDY 50 28 43 NW31G41 29.95R
SHELBYVILLE CLOUDY 53 24 32 NW29G51 29.92R
ZIONSVILLE + MOCLDY 40 31 70 NW26G45 30.01R WCI 29
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600pm EDT, Saturday October 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 39 degrees north, near 47 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 24 mph with gusts at 45 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. The wind chill is near 28 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 37 mph with gusts at 53 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 36 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is LGT degrees at Warsaw.
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For SHELBY County,IN
511 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Windy conditions are expected this afternoon and evening.
Hazards: Wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph from the west northwest, with
isolated higher gusts.
Timing: This afternoon into the mid evening hours.
Discussion: A strong upper level disturbance with an associated cold
front at the surface will bring unsettled weather this afternoon and
evening to the region. Some small hail, graupel, and snowflakes may
mix in with some showers late this afternoon across mainly
northeastern parts of the area.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday.
Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
Discussion: High pressure will provide cool and dry weather for much
of the upcoming week across the Ohio Valley.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For SHELBY County, IN
358 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
LATE THIS AFTERNOON Breezy. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent
chance of rain showers. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 45 mph.
TONIGHT Colder. Mostly clear. Patchy frost after midnight.
Lows around 30. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
40 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.
SUNDAY Cooler, sunny. Patchy frost until midday. Highs around
50. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in the
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Widespread frost through the night. Lows
in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds
5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds
5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
THURSDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Below
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 ,
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:01 EDT Set 18:58 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:35 EDT Ends 19:24 EDT
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
An exceedingly great storm struck eastern New England causing extensive
coastal damage from Massachusetts to Maine, and the highest tide in 47
years. (David Ludlum)
Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Tico caused extensive flooding in central and
south central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City set daily rainfall records with 1.45
inch on the 19th, and 6.28 inches on the 20th. (17th-21st) (The Weather
Cold arctic air invaded the Upper Midwest, and squalls in the Lake Superior
snowbelt produced heavy snow in eastern Ashland County and northern Iron
County of Wisconsin. Totals ranged up to 18 inches at Mellen. In the
western U.S., the record high of 69 degrees at Seattle WA was their
twenty-fifth of the year, their highest number of record highs for any
given year. Bakersfield CA reported a record 146 days in a row with daily
highs 80 degrees or above. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Unseasonably warm weather continued in the western U.S. In California,
afternoon highs of 96 degrees at Redding and Red Bluff were records for the
date. (The National Weather Summary)
Forty-nine cities reported record low temperatures for the date as readings
dipped into the 20s and 30s across much of the south central and
southeastern U.S. Lows of 32 degrees at Lake Charles LA and 42 degrees at
Lakeland FL were records for October, and Little Rock AR reported their
earliest freeze of record. Snow blanketed the higher elevations of Georgia
and the Carolinas. Melbourne FL dipped to 47 degrees shortly before
midnight to surpass the record low established that morning. Showers and
thunderstorms brought heavy rain to parts of the northeastern U.S. Autumn
leaves on the ground clogged drains and ditches causing flooding. Up to
4.10 inches of rain soaked southern Vermont in three days. Flood waters
washed 600 feet of railroad track, resulting in a train derailment. (The
National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky