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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
429 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For SWITZERLAND County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SAT OCT 20 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BEDFORD +      FAIR      59  21  23 NW17G30   29.94R                  
BLOOMINGTON    PTSUNNY   57  27  31 NW17G37   29.96R                  
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR      59  10  14 W10G26    29.97R                  
MADISON *+     FAIR      59  23  25 W16G28    29.92R                  
NORTH VERNON + MOCLDY    57  28  33 W22G28    29.89R                  

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 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 SWITZERLAND County,IN

341 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

   WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT  
   FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT SUNDAY  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Southeast Indiana, Northern 
Kentucky and Southwest Ohio.

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.
   Freeze Warning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Freeze Warning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For SWITZERLAND County, IN
Issued at 328 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018


WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EDT SUNDAY

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy until early morning, then clearing. A slight chance of rain showers this evening. Patchy frost after midnight. Breezy, cooler with lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds around 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph, diminishing to 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SUNDAY
Patchy frost in the morning. Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 60.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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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
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 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

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SUN
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
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OCTOBER 20TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1770...
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)
...1983...
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
Channel)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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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