Tippecanoe County, Indiana
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Synopsis...
THE HOOSIER STATE SAW A RETURN TO MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AFTER SEVERAL DAYS BELOW NORMAL. READINGS CLIMBED INTO THE LOWER 80S AT MOST LOCATIONS. SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY STATEWIDE TOO. TONIGHT WILL BE MOSTLY CLEAR OVER NORTH AND CENTRAL SECTIONS AND PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE FAR SOUTH. A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER INDIANA WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD. HOWEVER IT SHOULD PROVIDE ONE MORE DAY OF DRY WEATHER OVER CENTRAL AND NORTHERN SECTIONS ON THURSDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM 60 TO 65 AND HIGH TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY WILL BE IN THE MIDDLE 80S. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE UPPER ATMOSPHERE OVER THE CENTRAL U.S. WILL DRIFT TOWARDS THE OHIO VALLEY NEXT FEW DAYS. THIS SYSTEM MAY PRODUCE A FEW THUNDERSTORMS LATE THURSDAY OVER SOUTHWEST SECTIONS OF OUR STATE. THEN WE CAN EXPECT A BETTER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS STATE WIDE BY FRIDAY. $$ JEH/CS IMPORTANT NOTICE...THIS WILL BE THE LAST ISSUANCE OF THIS PRODUCT. THIS PRODUCT WILL BE DISCONTINUED AFTER JUNE 30 2004. ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS TO USE AFTER THAT DATE WITH INFORMATION SIMILAR TO THE STATE WEATHER SUMMARY INCLUDE THE WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR INDIANA /ASUS43 KIND SWRIN/...THE TABULAR STATE FORECAST FOR INDIANA /FPUS63 KIND SFTIN/...AND THE MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLE FOR INDIANA /ABUS21 KIND STPIN/. FOR GRAPHICS SHOWING THE LOCATIONS OF WEATHER SYSTEMS AND FRONTS GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV AND SELECT THE NATIONAL MAPS TAB. LAST
Current Surface Map, [2nd Source TWC], Yesterday's U.S. Highs, Lows
Indiana's Highs/Lows/Precip, 24 Hr Rainfall (7AM-7AM EST), 7 Day Rainfall Animation
WEATHER ROUNDUP FOR TIPPECANOE COUNTY: Regional Hourly Observations
500 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    78  56  46 SW10G23   29.50F                  
KOKOMO*        MOSUNNY   83  56  39 SW21      29.53F                  
MUNCIE*        SUNNY     85  57  38 SW17G25   29.53F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   82  59  45 SW16      29.53F                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint, Rh, Wind, Regional Obs., Station Model, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current NOWCAST not available U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
FORECAST FOR TIPPECANOE COUNTY: 7-Day Forecast
Wed Apr 26 15:34:58 EDT 2017

.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms, then rain showers likely after midnight. Lows in
the upper 50s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph after
midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.THURSDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain
showers until midday. Highs around 60. Southwest winds 15 to
20 mph. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Cooler. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s.
South winds 5 to 10 mph. 
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers.
Highs in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Cloudy. Scattered thunderstorms and chance of
rain showers, then rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce
heavy rainfall. Lows in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to
10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent. 
.SATURDAY...Rain showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of
showers 80 percent. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid
50s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. 
.SUNDAY...Rain showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the
lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 50.
Chance of precipitation 80 percent. 
.MONDAY...Breezy, cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance
of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A
20 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the
mid 40s. 
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 40s. 
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the mid 60s. 

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


MEDIUM & LONG RANGE OUTLOOK

                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY     120 DAY    180 DAY
                                           NOV05   NOV05-JAN06 DEC05-FEB06 FEB06-APR06
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below      Above     Normal     Normal     Normal
 Precipitation:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal     Normal     Normal

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : South Bend , Fort Wayne , Indianapolis , Evansville
Almanac Information

Wednesday April 26, 2017 the 116th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 13.910000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:51 EDT Set 20:35 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:23 EDT Ends 21:03 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Map of 24 Hr U.S. Rainfall (7AM - 7AM EST), 7 Day Rainfall Animation
Yesterday's Highs , Lows .Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
HISTORICAL WEATHER AND CLIMATE FACTS FOR TODAY

APRIL 26TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1834...
Killer frosts were reported in the Deep South. The frost was quite severe
around Huntsville AL, and highlighted a backward spring in the South that
year. (David Ludlum)
...1978...
An unusually strong occluded front swept out of the Gulf of Alaska and
produced the first April thunderstorm of record at Fairbanks. Pea size hail
fell northeast of Fairbanks from thunderstorms whose tops were less than
8000 feet. (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Severe thunderstorms associated with an intense cyclone spawned a total of
forty-seven tornadoes in two days from Louisiana to Upper Michigan. The
tornadoes killed 16 persons and injured 259 others. (Storm Data)


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