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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
709 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 900 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      76  69  79 S3        29.89S                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      73  70  90 S5        29.92F                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      75  69  81 CALM      29.93S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   MOCLDY    77  69  76 S6        29.92S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Saturday August 17, 2019

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 83 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, Huntingburg, and Anderson.


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

353 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible tonight. 

Timing: Mainly after 7 PM.

Hazards: Lightning, Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds.
 
Discussion: A lingering warm frontal boundary combined with upper
level support may allow additional showers and thunderstorms to
redevelop later tonight into the overnight across Central Indiana.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Outlook: There will be periodic chances for thunderstorms through the
middle of next week for parts of central Indiana. Hot and humid 
weather will return and last into next week with heat indices 
peaking in the mid and upper 90s in the afternoons.
 
Discussion: A series of weak upper level weather disturbances will 
interact with lingering surface boundary to bring some chances for 
isolated showers and storms to much of central Indiana.

 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 330 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70. South winds up to 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph increasing to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds up to 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds up to 5 mph becoming light.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Cooler. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

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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 23-27 AUG 25-AUG 31    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below     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
Saturday August 17, 2019 the 229th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.180000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:59 EDT Set 20:38 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:49 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 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
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AUGUST 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A hurricane hit Galveston TX with wind gusts to 120 mph and a twelve foot
storm surge. The storm claimed 275 lives, including forty-two on Galveston
Island, with most deaths due to drowning. Of 250 homes built outside the
seawall (which was constructed after the catastrophic hurricane of 1900),
just ten percent were left standing. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Camille, the second worst hurricane in U.S. history, smashed into the
Mississippi coast. Winds gusted to 172 mph at Main Pass Block LA, and to
190 mph near Bay Saint Louis MS. The hurricane claimed 256 lives, and
caused 1.3 billion dollars damage. Several ocean going ships were carried
over seven miles inland by the hurricane. The hurricane produced winds to
200 mph, and a storm surge of 24.6 feet. Complete destruction occurred in
some coastal areas near the eye of the hurricane. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in the Northern and Central
Plains Region. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado near Fairbury NE, along
with baseball size hail and wind gusts to 100 mph, causing severe crop
damage west of town. Ten cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high
temperatures for the date. Syracuse NY hit 97 degrees for the first time in
twenty-two years. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Fifty-five cities, from the Middle Mississippi Valley to the Middle
Atlantic Coast Region, reported record high temperatures for the date.
Beckley WV reported an all-time record high of 96 degrees, and Baltimore MD
hit 104 degrees, marking their thirteenth day of the year with 100 degree
heat. Chicago IL equalled a record with 46 days of 90 degree weather for
the year. Thunderstorms produced severe weather from Wisconsin to New
Jersey. Thunderstorms in New Jersey produced high winds which gusted to 92
mph at Wrightstown, and blew down a circus tent at Lavallette injuring
fourteen persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Morning thunderstorms produced three to six inch rains in Oklahoma, and the
Arkalatex area of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana. Tom OK was soaked with
5.98 inches of rain, and Foreman AR received 5.55 inches. Evening
thunderstorms produced high winds in the Wasatch Front of northern Utah.
Thunderstorm winds gusted to 66 mph at Salt Lake City, and flash flooding
caused up to two million dollars damage to a marina on Lake Powell. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)


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