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1145 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For JENNINGS County
Issued at 1200 AM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BATESVILLE + CLOUDY 68 68 100 CALM 29.71F FOG
BEDFORD + FAIR N/A N/A N/A W5 29.76F
BLOOMINGTON FAIR 68 67 96 W6 29.77F
FRENCH LICK *+ CLOUDY 68 N/A N/A W5 29.79F
MADISON *+ MOCLDY 70 68 94 W5 29.76S
NORTH VERNON + CLOUDY 68 66 94 NW9 29.73F
SEYMOUR + FAIR 72 68 88 W9 29.73F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200am EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, 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 north at 8 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY degrees at Warsaw and Huntingburg.
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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Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For JENNINGS County,IN
436 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
DAY ONE Tonight.
Outlook: Scattered thunderstorms are expected tonight.
Hazards: Lightning. Gusty winds in strong storms.
Timing: Thunderstorms are most likely into early evening. Severe
storms are not expected. Lightning is a hazard in all thunderstorms.
Discussion: An unseasonably strong low pressure system will trigger
scattered thunderstorms in central Indiana through tonight.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday.
Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible at times through early next
week. Severe storms are not expected. However, any storm can produce
cloud to ground lightning, brief heavy rain, and gusty winds.
Discussion: Low pressure will move across the Great Lakes and Ohio
Valley. This will result in scattered showers and thunderstorms
through Monday and Tuesday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For JENNINGS County, IN
308 PM EDT Sat Jul 21 2018
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds around 5 mph.
SUNDAY Cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms until
midday, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows
in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
MONDAY Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds
around 5 mph.
TUESDAY Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
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
JUL 27-JUL 31 JUL 29-AUG 4 JUL JUL-SEP
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Temperature: Below Below Above Above
Precipitation: Above Normal Normal 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 ,
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:36 EDT Set 21:07 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:06 EDT Ends 21:37 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
JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees.
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station)
Date: Jul 22, 2011
Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89
Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71
Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0
Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01
New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0
Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0
HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0
CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15
Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6
Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5
Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5
Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45
Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0
Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0
Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0
Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282
+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).
This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible,
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky