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1015 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.
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Regional Hourly Observations For SPENCER County
Issued at 1000 PM EDT MON OCT 15 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE FAIR 42 39 89 NW3 30.32R
HUNTINGBURG + FAIR 42 39 89 NW3 30.30S
WASHINGTON + FAIR 39 36 88 W3 30.31R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000pm EDT, Monday October 15, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 42 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 36 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 42 degrees at Evansville and Eagle Creek. 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For SPENCER County,IN
900 PM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018
DAY ONE Tonight
A Frost Advisory has been issued for northern parts of the region.
Refer to the Advisory for details.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday
Frost is possible again Wednesday night.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will not be needed.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For SPENCER County, IN
901 PM CDT Mon Oct 15 2018
Cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around 5 mph.
TUESDAY Partly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in
the mid 50s. North winds around 5 mph in the morning shifting to
the west in the afternoon.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 40. West winds around
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 5 to
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in
the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s.
FRIDAY Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain showers in
the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers in
the evening. Lows in the mid 40s.
SATURDAY Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Areas of frost after midnight.
Lows in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY Sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the
SUNDAY NIGHT Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in
the mid 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 21-25 OCT 23-29 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Below
Precipitation: 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 ,
Monday October 15, 2018 the 288th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:56 EDT Set 19:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:30 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:30 EDT Ends 19:31 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
A violent early season blizzard raked Minnesota and the Dakotas. Winds
gusted to 70 mph at Yankton SD, and snow drifts 10 to 15 feet high were
reported in northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota. Saint Paul MN
reported a barometric pressure of 28.65 inches on the 16th. Railroads were
blocked by drifts of snow which remained throughout the severe winter to
follow. Gales did extensive damage to ship on the Great Lakes. (15th-16th)
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Hurricane Hazel struck the Carolina coastline. The hurricane demolished
every pier along a 170 mile stretch from Myrtle Beach SC to Cedar Island
NC, and obliterated entire lines of beach homes. Hurricane Hazel also
destroyed 1500 homes as it moved inland with seventeen foot tides. Winds
between Myrtle Beach SC and Cape Fear NC gusted to 150 mph. Hurricane Hazel
caused 163 million dollars damage, and claimed the lives of 98 persons.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Iowa experienced its worst late season tornado of record. In just one
minute a twister tore through the town of Belmond leveling 75 percent of
the businesses, and 100 homes, causing more than eleven million dollars
damage. (The Weather Channel)
Unseasonably cold weather continued in the eastern U.S., with thirteen
cities reporting record low temperatures for the date. The low of 34
degrees at Montgomery AL was their coldest reading of record for so early
in the season. Lows of 32 degrees at Harrisburg PA and 34 degrees at
Parkersburg WV marked their third straight morning of record cold. (The
National Weather Summary)
The cold high pressure system responsible for the record low temperatures
in the eastern U.S. began to move out to sea, giving way to a trend toward
"Indian Summer". Thunderstorms developing ahead of a cold front produced
golf ball size hail at Altamont KS and hail two inches in diameter at Yates
City IL. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Hurricane Jerry made landfall at Galveston TX at 6:30 PM (CDT). Winds at
the Galveston Airport reached 75 mph, with gusts to 100 mph. Tides along
the island were six to eight feet, and rainfall totals ranged up to
slightly more than six inches north of Beaumont. Three persons were killed
when their vehicle was blown off the Galveston seawall into the pounding
surf. Total damage along the Upper Texas Coast was estimated at fifteen
million dollars. Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan
during the late morning. Two persons were injured when a tree fell on their
camper at the Traverse City State park. While strong northerly winds
ushered much colder air into the central U.S., unseasonably warm weather
continued in the south central and eastern U.S. The afternoon high of 82
degrees at Bluefield WV was a record for October. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky