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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1048 PM EDT Thu Sep 16 2021

...Updated Aviation Discussion...

.Forecast Update...
Issued at 951 PM EDT Thu Sep 16 2021

With dew points in the middle 60s, clear skies and very light 
southeast or calm winds, added patchy fog overnight to areas near 
and south of Interstate 70. This also supports overnight lows in the 
lower to middle 60s.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 300 AM EDT FRI SEP 17 2021
LAFAYETTE      CLEAR     67  63  87 CALM      30.06S                  
KOKOMO*        CLEAR     63  32  31 CALM      30.09S HAZE             
MUNCIE*        CLEAR     69  63  81 S5        30.09S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLEAR     67  63  87 SE6       30.07S                  

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 300am EDT, Friday September 17, 2021

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 63 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 67 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 southeast at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Muncie and Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is CLEAR degrees at Warsaw, Kokomo, 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

330 PM EDT Thu Sep 16 2021

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Thunderstorms will be possible for all or parts of the area at times
late Friday afternoon into Saturday, and at times Monday through 
Wednesday. Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and localized heavy
rain will be the primary threats.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 128 AM EDT Fri Sep 17 2021

Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Light winds. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

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

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Rain showers likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. A 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 70s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s.

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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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   SEP 22-26    SEP 24-30    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      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
Friday September 17, 2021 the 260th Day of Year

Declination 1.770000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:29 EDT Set 19:49 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:39 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:03 EDT Ends 20:15 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
Concord NH was drenched with 5.97 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a
record for that location (16th- 17th). (The Weather Channel)
Nearly two and a half inches of rain fell at Yuma AZ in 24 hours. It was
the most intense rain for Yuma during the period between 1909 and 1977.
(The Weather Channel)
A storm produced a band of heavy snow across parts of Wyoming. Totals of 23
inches at Rawlins and 20.7 inches at Lander easily surpassed previous
snowfall record totals for so early in the season. (15th-17th) (The Weather
Thunderstorms produced large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain in the
northeastern U.S. Heavy rain in southwestern Pennsylvania forced evacuation
of twenty homes along Four Mile Run Creek, near Darlington. Harrisburg PA
established a record for the date with 2.11 inches of rain. A cold front in
the central U.S. brought freezing temperatures to parts of Montana and
Wyoming. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Early in the morning a tornado hit Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio TX
injuring three persons and causing twenty-eight million dollars damage. A
second tornado on the northwest side of San Antonio caused six million
dollars damage, and a third tornado in Bexar County killed one person and
injured another. Thunderstorms associated with Hurricane Gilbert spawned a
total of forty-seven tornadoes in a two day period, with forty of those
tornadoes in central and south central Texas. (Storm Data) (The National
Weather Summary)
Hurricane Hugo hit the Virgin Islands, producing wind gusts to 97 mph at
Saint Croix. Hurricane Hugo passed directly over the island of Saint Croix
causing complete devastation and essentially cutting off the island from
communications. A storm surge of five to seven feet occurred at Saint
Croix. The only rain gauge left operating, at Caneel Bay, indicated 9.40
inches in 24 hours. Hurricane Hugo claimed the lives of three persons at
Saint Croix, and caused more than 500 million dollars damage. A ship,
Nightcap, in the harbor of Culebra, measured wind gusts as high as 170 mph.
A cold front brought high winds to the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountain
Region, and thunderstorms along the cold front produced wind gusts to 66
mph at Yellowstone Park WY. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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