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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
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.

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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 activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For SHELBY County, IN
Issued at 358 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018


Breezy. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

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.

Cooler, sunny. Patchy frost until midday. Highs around 50. Northwest winds around 5 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

Clear. Widespread frost through the night. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.

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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 
                   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Saturday October 20, 2018 the 293th Day of Year

Declination -10.680000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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)

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