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1155 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020
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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT THU JUN 04 2020
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE HVY RAIN 74 68 81 W10 29.82R
KOKOMO* CLOUDY 72 65 78 E3 29.82S
MARION* CLOUDY 71 68 88 CALM 29.83R
MUNCIE* CLOUDY 76 64 66 S7 29.81F
PORTLAND* FAIR 73 55 53 CALM 29.82F
INDIANAPOLIS CLOUDY 74 65 73 SE6 29.81S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Thursday June 04, 2020
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 74 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 65 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 from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN
1152 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Thunderstorm chances will continue through the night. Some
strong storms are expected, and an isolated severe storm is possible.
Hazards: Lightning, flooding, damaging winds and large hail.
Timing: Severe storms through 2 am.
Discussion: A front slowly sinking through central Indiana will keep
chances for thunderstorms in the forecast through the overnight
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday.
Outlook: Thunderstorm activity is possible at times from Thursday
through Friday night, and again by next Tuesday. Severe storms are
not expected at this time.
Discussion: A frontal system is expected to linger across the area
from Thursday into Friday night. Thunderstorm activity is possible
along the front. High pressure is expected to move into the area for
the weekend and on into early next week. A low pressure system may
affect the area towards next Tuesday, with additional chances of
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
STORM MOTION STATEMENT
The expected storm motion today is from the west and northwest
around 15 MPH.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
1213 AM EDT Thu Jun 4 2020
REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Near steady temperature in the upper
60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs
in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds
up to 5 mph.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
SATURDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
SUNDAY Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows around 60.
MONDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY Not as warm. Partly cloudy with chance of showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
JUN 9-13 JUN 11-17 JUN JUN-AUG
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Temperature: Below Below Normal Above
Precipitation: Above 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 ,
Thursday June 04, 2020 the 156th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:18 EDT Set 21:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:47 EDT Ends 21:41 EDT
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
JUNE 4TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A hurricane struck Long Island NY leveling trees and causing damage to ships.
The early season hurricane, which originated around Cuba, caused major damage
along the Atlantic coast from Charleston SC to New York City. Many were lost at
sea. (David Ludlum)
Iowa's "Commanche Tornado", with wind speeds estimated in excess of 300 mph, was
unquestionably one of the worst experienced by early settlers, with nearly a
million dollars damage. (The Weather Channel)
A tornado (F4) tracked 32 miles through St Croix and Dunn Counties in Wisconsin,
killing 20 people and injuring 110.
A four day storm began over New England which produced up to 14 inches of rain
in southern Connecticut breaching twenty-three dams and breaking two others.
Damage was estimated at more than 276 million dollars. (David
The temperature reached a stifling 102 degrees at Lakeland, Florida, setting a
new high for the month of June as well as establishing a new all-time high for
any month. The previous high for June was 100 set most recently on the 17th in
1981. The previous all-time hottest day occurred on July 21, 1942 with a reading
of 101 degrees.
During the early morning hours Harlan County, KY experienced a serious flash
flood as two and a half inches of rain fell in a short time near Wallins Creek.
Roads became flooded and blocked by debris in the area. This also affected the
roads in Flatten Fork...Terry's Fork...School House Hollow and Newbury Saylor
Hollow. At least one car was damaged by the flood waters as it surrounded
numerous homes throughout the area.
Severe thunderstorms were widespread from Missouri and Arkansas eastward to the
Mid Atlantic states with more than 260 reports of severe weather, including over
two dozen tornadoes. An early morning mesoscale convective complex over
southern Missouri and north Arkansas moved eastward and evolved into a vicious
derecho, traversing eastward across Kentucky in excess at 80 mph at one point.
Wind gusts reached 100 mph near Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Damage was widespread.
30 homes and mobile homes suffered major damage in Butler County. Over 75
percent of the roads in the county were blocked due to downed trees. 4.5 inch
diameter hail fell at Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia. Total damage from the
high winds at hail in Virginia was 60 million dollars, with 21 million of that
occurred in the city of Lynchburg. 3.5 inch diameter hail was reported in Davie
County in North Carolina.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky