Click on button above to view IN Watches/Warnings/Special Wx Statements.


Martin County, IN Weather And Climate Synopsis

To access other UK Agricultural Weather Center Pages use the menu below.

(Click image to zoom) or Click Here

36 Hr. Forecast Map
All Radar images NOAA/UKAWC
Satellite images from NOAA

Weather Summary Hourly Observations Nowcast Agricultural Weather Advisory
7 Day Forecast Medium & Long Range Outlook Almanac Historical Facts
Precision Ag. Weather Forecast Precision Ag. Weather Extended Forecast





Palmer Drought Index



Crop Moisture Index




Rainfall Departure



Temperature Departure
Also see:




A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.

National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
456 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

NWS Weather Discussion
National Ag. Weather Outlook (Repair this link), International Highlights ,International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC]

Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For MARTIN County
Issued at 600 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
SOUTHWEST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
EVANSVILLE     FAIR      78  70  76 NW9       29.79R                  
HUNTINGBURG +  RAIN      70  70 100 W6        29.80R FOG              
WASHINGTON +   CLOUDY    71  68  92 W6        29.79R                  

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 600pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 71 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 87%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is thunder central. Winds are from the north at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 79 degrees at Shelbyville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw and 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MARTIN County,IN

346 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and early
evening.
 
Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy 
rain.
 
Timing: Late this afternoon and early evening.
 
Discussion: A low pressure system will trigger a few late day and
evening thunderstorms.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible Monday afternoon and early
evening over all of central Indiana and Tuesday afternoon and early 
evening times over the eastern two thirds of central Indiana. Severe
storms are not expected. However, any storm can produce cloud to 
ground lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy rain. More 
thunderstorms are possible at times late next week and weekend.
 
Discussion: Low pressure will weaken over the Ohio Valley. More waves
of low pressure will move over the area late next week and weekend.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MARTIN County, IN
Issued at 320 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds up to 5 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

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

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

---------------------------------------------------
SUN
Declination 20.070000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
////////////////////////////
JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
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)
...1986...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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)
...1995...
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)
Daily Almanac
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