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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1243 AM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 200 AM EDT WED JUL 01 2015
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLEAR     63  60  90 N3        29.90                   
6HR MIN TEMP:  63; 6HR MAX TEMP:  75;                                

KOKOMO*        CLEAR     63  57  82 NW6       29.89F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  63; 6HR MAX TEMP:  75;                                

MUNCIE*        CLEAR     63  59  87 NW5       29.89                   
6HR MIN TEMP:  63; 6HR MAX TEMP:  76;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   PTCLDY    67  61  81 CALM      29.88                   
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  79;                                


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 200am EDT, Wednesday July 01, 2015

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 57 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, partly cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLEAR 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

1002 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: A FEW THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 WILL DIMINISH
AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 
HAZARDS: GUSTY WINDS  SMALL HAIL  HEAVY RAIN  LIGHTNING.
FLOODING ALONG SOME STREAMS AND RIVERS.
 
TIMING: STORMS WILL END AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 
DISCUSSION: A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH AND EAST OF THE REGION
TONIGHT WITH THUNDERSTORMS ENDING. FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
THE AREA FROM RECENT EXCESSIVE RAINFALL. FOR INFORMATION ON RIVER
FLOODING PLEASE SEE THE LATEST HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

OUTLOOK: RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MANY AREA RIVERS.
THERE WILL BE CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MOST OF CENTRAL
INDIANA THROUGH MONDAY. WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED  HOWEVER LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAINFALL ARE THREATS FROM
ANY THUNDERSTORM.
 
DISCUSSION: SIGNIFICANT RIVER FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MANY
AREA RIVERS THROUGH THE WEEK. SEE THE LATEST HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
FOR DETAILS. A SLOW MOVING FRONT ALONG WITH A SERIES OF UPPER
WAVES WILL KEEP CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST THROUGH
THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 957 PM EDT TUE JUN 30 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. LOWS AROUND 60.

INDEPENDENCE DAY
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.

SUNDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 80.

SUNDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.

MONDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

MONDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

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
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUL 6-JUL 10 JUL 8-JUL 14   JUL        JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     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
Wednesday July 01, 2015 the 182th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.060000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:21 EDT Set 21:17 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:49 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 21:48 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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JULY 1ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1792...
A tremendous storm (a tornado or hurricane) hit Philadelphia and New York
City. Many young people were drowned while out boating on that Sunday.
(David Ludlum)
...1891...
The US Weather Bureau was officially established in the 
Department of Agriculture by the transfer of the civilian 
meteorological service from the Army Signal Corps. (Louisville WFO)
...1911...
The high of just 79 degrees at Phoenix AZ was their coolest daily maximum
of record for the month of July. The normal daily high for July 1st is 105
degrees. (The Weather Channel)
...1931...
The then-Weather Bureau began regular early morning airplane 
observations at Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, and Omaha. (Louisville WFO)
...1931...
The summer flood along the Yangtze during July- August 1931 
was the most severe in history, with over 51 million people 
affected (that is 1/4 of the population of China). 3.7 
million people perished from this greatest disaster of the 
century due to disease, starvation or drowning. This flood 
was preceded by a prolonged drought in China during the 
1928-1930 period. (Louisville WFO)
...1979...
It snowed almost half a foot (5.8 inches) at Stampede Pass WA, a July
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Lake Charles LA was drenched with a month's worth of rain during the early
morning. More than five inches of rain soaked the city, including 2.68
inches in one hour. A thunderstorm in the southern Yakima Valley of
Washington State produced high winds which downed trees up to six feet in
diameter. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported
record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 48 degrees at Providence RI,
48 degrees at Roanoke VA, 49 degrees at Stratford CT, and 48 degrees at
Wilmington DE, were records for the month of July. Boston MA equalled their
record for July with a low of 50 degrees. Five inches of snow whitened
Mount Washington NH. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms associated with the low pressure system which was
once Tropical Storm Allison continued to drench parts of Mississippi,
Louisiana and eastern Texas. Late night thunderstorms produced 12.58 inches
of rain at Biloxi MS in six hours, and 10.73 inches at Gulfport MS.
Flooding in Mississippi over the first six days of the month caused 55
million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...2011...
The past 3 months in Kentuckky were the wettest April, May and June on record, 
with 24.21 in. for the state, after 3 out of the past 4 years were periods of 
drought.
Rank Value Year 
1 21.45 1998 
2 20.45 1983 
3 19.36 1935 
4 18.82 1928 
5 18.49 1927 
6 18.00 1973 
7 17.91 2003 
8 17.45 1995 
9 17.38 1996 
10 17.00 2004 

(UKAWC: Mathews and Priddy)

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