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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
402 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 400 AM EDT THU MAY 24 2018
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      57  54  89 CALM      30.17R                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      61  53  75 E6        30.19S                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      59  51  75 SE3       30.19S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      65  53  65 E8        30.16F                  

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

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Thursday May 24, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 54 degrees north, near 65 degrees central, and near 67 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 60 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 east at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, and Huntingburg.

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

425 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 

Discussion: High pressure will continue to provide dry and warm

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: There will be periodic chances for thunderstorms over all 
or parts of central Indiana starting Friday night. It is too early 
to tell if severe storms will be possible. However, any storm is 
capable of producing cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and brief
heavy rain.

Very warm and humid conditions will move in for the Memorial Day 
weekend, with afternoon heat indices in the lower and middle 90s. 
Discussion: A cold front will move into the area this weekend and
remain nearby through early next week.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 325 AM EDT Thu May 24 2018

Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds up to 5 mph.

Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs around 90.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 80s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 29-JUN 2 MAY 31-JUN 6    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      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 May 24, 2018 the 144th Day of Year

Declination 20.950000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:23 EDT Set 21:01 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:53 EDT Ends 21:31 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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Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
Six inches of snow blanketed Kentucky. Just four days earlier as much as
ten inches of snow had fallen across Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia. Six
days earlier a violent storm had wrecked nine ships on Lake Michigan.
(David Ludlum)
... 1925...
Lexington, KY's latest snowflakes (just a trace fell). (Louisville NWS)
A tornado touched down near the town of Pratt KS and traveled at the
incredibly slow speed of just 5 mph. (The Weather Channel)
Hail fell near Ada OK to a depth of six to eight inches, and rainfall
runoff left drifts of hail up to five feet high. (The Weather Channel)
In the Memorial Tournament, Tom Watson shot a 69 in the second round 
in rain, freezing temperatures, and 30 mph winds in Dublin, Ohio. That was 
10 strokes better than the average of the rest of the golfers that day. He 
continued to play well and won the tournament. He said he was used to it 
since he is from Kansas City.
... 2000...
A tornado (F0) touched down briefly along Liberty Church Road in Auburn 
(Logan County), KY. An F0 tornado also quickly touched down in Bowling Green.
(NWS Louisville)

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