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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
420 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 500 PM EDT THU AUG 16 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      LGT RAIN  79  73  82 SW5       29.92F                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      79  73  82 SW8       29.96S                  
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    77  73  87 SW9       29.97S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    80  73  79 S12       29.95F                  

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500pm EDT, Thursday August 16, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 80 degrees central, and near 85 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 92 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw and Kokomo.


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 BOONE County,IN

306 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Isolated thunderstorms are possible tonight. An isolated severe
thunderstorm cannot be ruled out. Damaging winds will be the main 
severe threat. Lightning is a threat with any thunderstorm.
 
Hazards: Damaging winds, cloud to ground lightning, heavy rain and
localized flooding.
 
Timing: Through the night.
 
Discussion: A cold front will drop slowly northeast into northwestern
Indiana and interact with a moist and unstable atmosphere.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible at times through Saturday and 
again starting Monday.
 
Discussion: A frontal system will drop southeast across central
Indiana late this week. Another system will bring additional chances
for thunderstorms to the area next week.
 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and evening.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 300 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms until midday, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers until midday. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 22-26    AUG 24-30    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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
Thursday August 16, 2018 the 228th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.420000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:59 EDT Set 20:39 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:49 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 21:07 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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AUGUST 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1777...
The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain
delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive
in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy
forces, one at a time. (David Ludlum)
...1909...
A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that
lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry
spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912. (The Weather
Channel)
...1916...
Altapass NC was deluged with 22.22 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish
a state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing along a cold front produced
severe weather from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and Lower Michigan. Thunderstorms
in central Illinois produced wind gusts to 80 mph at Springfield which
toppled two large beer tents at the state fair injuring 58 persons.
Thunderstorms also drenched Chicago IL with 2.90 inches of rain, making
August 1987 their wettest month of record. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from North Dakota to Lower Michigan during the day. Nine tornadoes
were sighted in North Dakota, and thunderstorms also produced hail three
inches in diameter at Lakota ND, and wind gusts to 83 mph at Marais MI.
Thirty-seven cities in the northeastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Rockford IL with a reading of 104
degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central High Plains Region
produced golf ball size hail at La Junta CO, Intercanyon CO, and Custer SD.
Afternoon thunderstorms over South Texas drenched Brownsville with 2.60
inches of rain. Fair skies allowed viewing of the late evening full lunar
eclipse from the Great Lakes Region to the Northern and Central Plains
Region, and across much of the western third of the country. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky