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427 PM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020
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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 400 PM EDT MON AUG 03 2020
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE MOSUNNY 81 64 56 NW10G17 29.96F
KOKOMO* MOSUNNY 79 65 62 N7 29.97F
MARION* MOSUNNY 77 67 70 CALM 29.96F
MUNCIE* CLOUDY 77 67 71 NW5 29.96F
PORTLAND* FAIR 75 63 64 CALM 29.96F
INDIANAPOLIS TSTM 78 66 66 W5 29.95F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Monday August 03, 2020
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 77 degrees north, near 78 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny north, thunderstorms central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, 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 from the northwest at 13 mph with gusts at 22 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the west at 5 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to thunderstorms. Winds are from the north at 5 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 MOSUNNY degrees at 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IN
430 PM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible.
Hazards: Lightning and gusty winds from thunderstorms.
Timing: Through this evening.
Discussion: A cold front will cross Indiana producing scattered
showers and a few thunderstorms. Dry conditions will return overnight
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday.
Outlook: There are chances for showers and thunderstorms on Friday
Night through Sunday. Severe storms are not expected at this time.
Lightning is a threat from any thunderstorm.
Discussion: A warmer and more humid air mass will arrive in central
Indiana this weekend bringing chances for showers and
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
343 PM EDT Mon Aug 3 2020
LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers
and thunderstorms, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the
upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the
lower 70s. North winds around 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds
up to 10 mph.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds up
to 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds
up to 5 mph.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
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
AUG 9-13 AUG 11-17 AUG AUG-OCT
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Temperature: Above Above Above Above
Precipitation: Above Above Above 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 ,
Monday August 03, 2020 the 216th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:47 EDT Set 20:55 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:18 EDT Ends 21:23 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
AUGUST 3RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A tornado hit Philadelphia and Camden along its eight mile path. (David
Hurricane Celia struck the coast of Texas producing wind gusts to 161 mph
at Corpus Christi, and estimated wind gusts of 180 mph at Arkansas Pass.
The hurricane was the most destructive of record along the Texas coast
causing 454 million dollars damage, and also claimed eleven lives. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
A severe thunderstorm moved across Cheyenne WY during the mid afternoon.
The thunderstorm produced hailstones up to two inches in diameter causing
more than 37 million dollars damage.
The eastern U.S. sweltered in the heat. A dozen cities reported record high
temperatures for the date, including Paducah KY with a reading of 102
degrees. Beckley WV established an all- time record with an afternoon high
of 93 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms developing ahead of a slow moving cold front produced severe
weather from the Central High Plains to the Upper Great Lakes Region.
Thunderstorms around Fort Collins CO produced wind gusts to 74 mph along
with marble size hail. Sixteen persons were injured in the storm, most of
whom were accidently locked out of their office building, having evacuated
it when the fire alarm went off, apparently triggered by lightning. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Thunderstorms representing what remained of Hurricane Chantal drenched
Wichita KS with 2.20 inches of rain in four hours during the early morning.
Thunderstorms developing in Minnesota produced wind gusts to 85 mph at
Baudette during the afternoon, and softball size hail at Lake Kabetogama,
during the evening. Jamestown ND reported a record hot afternoon high of
103 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky