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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
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
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
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
330 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019
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
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
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.
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 23-27 AUG 25-AUG 31 AUG AUG-OCT
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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 ,
Saturday August 17, 2019 the 229th Day of Year
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 ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
AUGUST 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
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)
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
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)
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)
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)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky