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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1155 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT THU JUN 04 2020
LAFAYETTE      HVY RAIN  74  68  81 W10       29.82R                  
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    72  65  78 E3        29.82S                  
MARION*        CLOUDY    71  68  88 CALM      29.83R                  
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    76  64  66 S7        29.81F                  
PORTLAND*      FAIR      73  55  53 CALM      29.82F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    74  65  73 SE6       29.81S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Thursday June 04, 2020

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Evansville. 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN

1152 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorm chances will continue through the night. Some
strong storms are expected, and an isolated severe storm is possible.
Hazards: Lightning, flooding, damaging winds and large hail. 
Timing: Severe storms through 2 am.
Discussion: A front slowly sinking through central Indiana will keep
chances for thunderstorms in the forecast through the overnight

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

Outlook: Thunderstorm activity is possible at times from Thursday
through Friday night, and again by next Tuesday. Severe storms are
not expected at this time.
Discussion: A frontal system is expected to linger across the area
from Thursday into Friday night. Thunderstorm activity is possible
along the front. High pressure is expected to move into the area for
the weekend and on into early next week. A low pressure system may
affect the area towards next Tuesday, with additional chances of


Spotter activation is not anticipated.


The expected storm motion today is from the west and northwest 
around 15 MPH.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 1213 AM EDT Thu Jun 4 2020

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows around 60.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

Not as warm. Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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 
                    JUN 9-13    JUN 11-17    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Below      Above      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
Thursday June 04, 2020 the 156th Day of Year

Declination 22.600000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:18 EDT Set 21:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:47 EDT Ends 21:41 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
A hurricane struck Long Island NY leveling trees and causing damage to ships. 
The early season hurricane, which originated around Cuba, caused major damage 
along the Atlantic coast from Charleston SC to New York City. Many were lost at 
sea. (David Ludlum)

Iowa's "Commanche Tornado", with wind speeds estimated in excess of 300 mph, was 
unquestionably one of the worst experienced by early settlers, with nearly a 
million dollars damage. (The Weather Channel)

A tornado (F4) tracked 32 miles through St Croix and Dunn Counties in Wisconsin, 
killing 20 people and injuring 110.

A four day storm began over New England which produced up to 14 inches of rain 
in southern Connecticut breaching twenty-three dams and breaking two others. 
Damage was estimated at more than 276 million dollars. (David

The temperature reached a stifling 102 degrees at Lakeland, Florida, setting a 
new high for the month of June as well as establishing a new all-time high for 
any month. The previous high for June was 100 set most recently on the 17th in 
1981. The previous all-time hottest day occurred on July 21, 1942 with a reading 
of 101 degrees.

During the early morning hours Harlan County, KY experienced a serious flash 
flood as two and a half inches of rain fell in a short time near Wallins Creek. 
Roads became flooded and blocked by debris in the area. This also affected the 
roads in Flatten Fork...Terry's Fork...School House Hollow and Newbury Saylor 
Hollow. At least one car was damaged by the flood waters as it surrounded 
numerous homes throughout the area.  

Severe thunderstorms were widespread from Missouri and Arkansas eastward to the 
Mid Atlantic states with more than 260 reports of severe weather, including over 
two dozen tornadoes. An early morning mesoscale convective complex over 
southern Missouri and north Arkansas moved eastward and evolved into a vicious 
derecho, traversing eastward across Kentucky in excess at 80 mph at one point.  
Wind gusts reached 100 mph near Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Damage was widespread. 
30 homes and mobile homes suffered major damage in Butler County. Over 75 
percent of the roads in the county were blocked due to downed trees. 4.5 inch 
diameter hail fell at Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia. Total damage from the 
high winds at hail in Virginia was 60 million dollars, with 21 million of that 
occurred in the city of Lynchburg. 3.5 inch diameter hail was reported in Davie 
County in North Carolina.                                                     

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