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659 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For UNION County
Issued at 900 PM EDT FRI OCT 19 2018
EAST CENTRAL INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
MUNCIE CLOUDY 50 42 74 SW16G28 29.94F
RICHMOND + RAIN 45 45 100 W15 30.00S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Friday October 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 48 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. There is patchy fog north and south. Winds are from the southwest at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 14 mph with gusts at 25 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, 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 UNION County,IN
1023 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Gusty winds around 40 to 50 mph will be possible late Saturday
afternoon into Saturday evening.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For UNION County, IN
922 PM EDT Fri Oct 19 2018
Cloudy. A chance of showers with patchy drizzle late
this evening, then patchy drizzle. Lows in the mid 40s. West
winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain
SATURDAY Partly cloudy. Patchy drizzle in the morning, then
showers in the afternoon. Breezy with highs in the mid 50s. West
winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph, increasing to 15 to
25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Rain showers likely in the
evening. Breezy, cooler with lows around 30. Northwest winds
15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph, diminishing to 10 to 15 mph
with gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of rain
SUNDAY Mostly sunny. Unseasonably cool with highs in the upper
40s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 40.
TUESDAY Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.
WEDNESDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 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 Partly cloudy in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance
of rain 30 percent.
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 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 OCT OCT-DEC
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Temperature: Below Normal
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 ,
Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:00 EDT Set 18:59 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:29 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:34 EDT Ends 19:26 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
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky