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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
426 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

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Regional Hourly Observations For WAYNE County
Issued at 500 AM EDT THU MAY 23 2019
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      TSTM      66  63  90 SW10      30.00R FOG              
KOKOMO*        TSTM      66  64  94 W33G47    30.05R FOG              
MUNCIE*        FAIR      73  67  81 SW12G18   29.99S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   MOCLDY    72  69  90 SW13      29.99S                  

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 500am EDT, Thursday May 23, 2019

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are rain north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the south at 17 mph with gusts at 31 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and rain. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Evansville and Bloomington. The lowest temperature is TSTM 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For WAYNE County,IN

500 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Thunderstorms will move across the area this morning. These storms
could produce strong to damaging straight-line winds. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

There is the potential for strong to severe thunderstorms Saturday
afternoon and evening. Damaging winds and large hail are the primary
threats. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be required this morning.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WAYNE County, IN
Issued at 359 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019

TODAY
Showers and thunderstorms this morning, then partly cloudy this afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of rain 100 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clearing. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph, becoming north after midnight.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Muggy. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Humid with highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Breezy with highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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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 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Below      Above     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  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
Thursday May 23, 2019 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.720000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:24 EDT Set 21:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:54 EDT Ends 21:30 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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky