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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1028 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

.UPDATE...

The AVIATION section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For RUSH County
Issued at 1000 AM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
COLUMBUS       LGT RAIN  70  66  88 N6        29.74S                  
GREENWOOD *+   CLOUDY    70  68  92 N9        29.76R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   LGT RAIN  70  68  93 N9        29.76R FOG              
-EAGLE CREEK   LGT RAIN  71  68  90 N6        29.76R FOG              
KOKOMO +       CLOUDY    71  68  90 NE12      29.79R                  
SHELBYVILLE    CLOUDY    72  67  84 N6        29.74S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1000am EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 70 degrees north, near 70 degrees central, and near 71 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the north at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the northwest at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Valparaiso. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY degrees at Kokomo 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook For RUSH County,IN

325 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms possible
 
Hazards: Lightning and brief heavy rain.
 
Timing: Thunderstorms are most likely this afternoon 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 showers and a few thunderstorms in central Indiana through
this evening.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible at times over mainly eastern
portions of the area Monday and Tuesday afternoons. Severe storms 
are not expected. However, any storm can produce cloud to ground 
lightning and brief heavy rain.
 
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.

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7-Day Forecast For RUSH County, IN
Issued at 927 AM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018

REST OF TODAY
Cloudy. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms midday, then showers likely and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy until midday, then mostly cloudy with slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

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

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 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. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               JUL 27-JUL 31 JUL 29-AUG 4    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

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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
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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)
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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