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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1015 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

.UPDATE...
THE AVIATION SECTION HAS BEEN UPDATED BELOW.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT SUN AUG 02 2015
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLEAR     67  64  90 W3        29.95F                  
KOKOMO*        PTCLDY    70  59  68 SW9       29.96F                  
MUNCIE*        PTCLDY    69  58  67 SW6       29.97F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTCLDY    68  59  73 SW7       29.97S                  

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 1200am EDT, Sunday August 02, 2015

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 68 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, partly cloudy central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, 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 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at South Bend. The lowest temperature is PTCLDY degrees at 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

401 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. 
 
DISCUSSION: HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN DRY WEATHER.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

OUTLOOK: THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN
STARTING TUESDAY NIGHT. AN ISOLATED SEVERE STORM OR TWO ARE
POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN THREAT.
WIDESPREAD SEVERE STORMS ARE UNLIKELY. LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY
RAIN ARE A THREAT WITH ANY THUNDERSTORM.
 
DISCUSSION: FRONTAL SYSTEMS AND UPPER AIR DISTURBANCES WILL BRING
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES TO CENTRAL INDIANA SUNDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN
STARTING TUESDAY NIGHT.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT LIKELY SUNDAY NIGHT.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 915 PM EDT SAT AUG 1 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.

MONDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

TUESDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDDAY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.

FRIDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

FRIDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60.

SATURDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 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 7-11     AUG 9-15   AUG        AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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
Sunday August 02, 2015 the 214th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 17.580000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:45 EDT Set 20:57 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 21:25 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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AUGUST 2ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1932...
Lexington's wettest day on record, with 8.04 inches of rain. (Louisville NWS)
...1954...
Severe thunderstorms produced golf ball size hail for thirty minutes in
north central Kansas. One drift measured 200 feet long, seventy feet wide
and three feet deep. (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
Record heat gripped New England. Highs of 104 degrees at Providence RI, and
107 degrees at Chester MA and New Bedford MA, established state records.
The heat along the coast of Maine was unprecedented, with afternoon highs
of 101 degrees at Bar Harbor and 104 degrees at Jonesboro. (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Hot weather continued in the central U.S. Fifteen cities reported record
high temperatures for the date, including Concordia KS with a reading of
106 degrees, and Downtown Kansas City MO with a high of 105 degrees.
Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Ohio Valley and the
north central U.S. Thunder- storms in South Dakota produced wind gusts to
70 mph at Philip, and hail two inches in diameter at Faulkton. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Searing heat continued from the Middle and Upper Mississippi Valley to the
Middle and Northern Atlantic Coast States. Twenty- six cities reported
record high temperatures for the date. Chicago IL reported a record seven
days of 100 degree heat for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Low pressure representing the remains of Hurricane Chantal deluged north
central Texas with heavy rain. Up to 6.50 inches drenched Stephens County,
and Wichita Falls reported 2.22 inches of rain in just one hour. Bismarck
ND reported a record warm morning low of 75 degrees, and record hot
afternoon high of 101 degrees, and evening thunderstorms in North Dakota
produced wind gusts to 78 mph at Lakota. Early evening thunderstorms in
Florida produced high winds which downed trees at Christmas. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)
...1993...
A large tobacco barn burned to the ground after being struck by lightning in 
Bourbon County. (Louisville NWS)

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