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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1007 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.UPDATE...
The NEAR TERM Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1100 AM EDT MON AUG 21 2017
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    77  74  90 SW5       30.09F                  
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    78  73  84 SW9       30.12                   
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    83  71  67 SW10      30.13S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   85  72  65 SW13      30.12S                  

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 1100am EDT, Monday August 21, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 85 degrees central, and near 87 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, partly sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 49%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Evansville and Bloomington. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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

513 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Strong thunderstorms possible.
 
Hazards: Gusty wind, lightning, heavy rain, small hail.
 
Timing: Chances slowly increasing from north to south today through
tonight.
 
Discussion: Warm moist air and upper level disturbances will cause 
storms. The current forecast is conditions will be marginally 
favorable for severe weather. That could change depending on how 
unstable the air gets.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms likely Tuesday, ending during the evening.
Storms may be strong or severe. They may also produce torrential 
rain or frequent lightning. 

Dry weather Wednesday through Sunday.

Discussion: A cold front should make Tuesday the stormiest day since
July. Afterward high pressure will bring drier, cooler, weather.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 1008 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

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

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs around 80. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   AUG 26-30 AUG 28-SEP 3    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     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
Monday August 21, 2017 the 233th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 11.700000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:04 EDT Set 20:32 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:47 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EDT Ends 20:59 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 21ST...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1883...
A tornado hit Rochester MN killing 31 persons and wrecking 1351 dwellings.
(David Ludlum)
...1888...
A tornado swarm occurred in Maryland and Delaware. Many waterspouts were
seen over Chesapeake Bay. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1918...
A tornado struck Tyler MN killing 36 persons and destroying most of the
business section of the town resulting in a million dollars damage. (David
Ludlum)
...1983...
The temperature at Fayetteville NC soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Early morning thunderstorms produced severe weather in eastern Iowa and
west central Illinois. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 82 mph at
Moline IL, and tennis ball size hail at Independence IA. Rock Island IL was
drenched with 3.70 inches of rain. Total damage for the seven county area
of west central Illinois was estimated at twelve million dollars. (National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Iowa, produced wind gusts to 63
mph in the Council Bluffs area, and drenched Sioux Center IA with up to
6.61 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather from Kansas to
Minnesota and North Dakota. Thunderstorms in Minnesota produced baseball
size hail from Correll to north of Appleton. Thunderstorms in north central
Kansas produced wind gusts higher than 100 mph at Wilson Dam. Thunderstorms
around Lincoln NE produced baseball size hail and up to five inches of
rain, and Boone NE was deluged with five inches of rain in an hour and a
half. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


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