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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
306 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.UPDATE...
THE SYNOPSIS...NEAR TERM AND SHORT TERM SECTIONS HAVE BEEN UPDATED
BELOW.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 500 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    57  47  69 NE6       30.07R                  
KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    57  46  67 NW5       30.07R                  
MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    60  47  61 MISG      30.05F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    64  46  52 NW6       30.03F                  

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 500pm EDT, Friday April 29, 2016

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 86%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 52%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 67 degrees at Bloomington. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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

533 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. 
 
HAZARDS: NONE. 
 
TIMING: NONE.
 
DISCUSSION: LOW PRESSURE WILL BEGIN MOVING TOWARDS THE OHIO VALLEY
TONIGHT  RESULTING IN INCREASING CHANCES FOR RAIN  ESPECIALLY
LATE TONIGHT.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

OUTLOOK: THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS POSSIBLE FROM SATURDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF ONE INCH POSSIBLE BY THE END OF THE
WEEKEND.

DISCUSSION: LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY
SATURDAY AND AGAIN LATE SUNDAY  RESULTING IN RAIN AND SOME
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A DEEPENING UPPER
TROUGH WILL BRING A FEW SHOWERS AROUND THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 332 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

TONIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

SATURDAY
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

SUNDAY
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

MONDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.

TUESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

TUESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.

WEDNESDAY
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.

THURSDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.

FRIDAY
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                 MAY 5-MAY 9 MAY 7-MAY 13    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      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
Friday April 29, 2016 the 120th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 14.920000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:47 EDT Set 20:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:19 EDT Ends 21:06 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
APRIL 29TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1905...
The town of Taylor, in southeastern Texas, was deluged with 2.4 inches of
rain in fifteen minutes. (The Weather Channel)
...1910...
The temperature at Kansas City MO soared to 95 degrees to establish a
record for the month of April. Four days earlier the afternoon high in
Kansas City was 44 degrees, following a record cold morning low of 34
degrees. (The Weather Channel) (The Kansas City Weather Almanac)
...1963...
A tornado, as much as 100 yards in width, touched down south of Shannon MS.
The tornado destroyed twenty-seven homes along its eighteen mile path,
killing three persons. Asphalt was torn from Highway 45 and thrown hundreds
of yards away. Little rain or snow accompanied the tornado, so it was
visible for miles. (The Weather Channel)
...2011...
April 2011 ended with historic, record rainfall across the Bluegrass state. 
Severe storms, tornadoes, flooding and flash flooding was widespread. (UKAWC: K. 
Thomas Priddy)

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