Tippecanoe County, Indiana
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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
900 AM EDT FRI MAY 06 2016

WEST CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CRAWFORDSVL +  SUNNY     49  46  92 CALM      30.02S                  
GREENCASTLE +  SUNNY     52  45  76 NW3       30.03S                  
LAFAYETTE      SUNNY     48  44  86 CALM      30.02S                  
TERRE HAUTE    SUNNY     53  47  79 CALM      30.04R                  

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
Fri May 6 03:41:09 EDT 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS UP TO
10 MPH. 
.TONIGHT...WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY...THEN RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
20 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. 
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. 
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. 
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. 
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 

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

Friday May 06, 2016 the 127th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 16.940000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:39 EDT Set 20:45 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:10 EDT Ends 21:14 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

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MAY 6TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1933...
Charleston SC was deluged with 10.57 inches of rain, an all- time 24 hour
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
A massive tornado hit Omaha NE killing three persons, injuring 133 others,
and causing 150 million dollars damage. The tornado struck during the late
afternoon moving northeastward through the industrial and residential areas
of west central Omaha, and lifting over the northern section of the city.
The twister, which cut a swath ten miles long and as much as a quarter of a
mile wide, was the mostly costly in U.S. history up til that time. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
Eighteen cities in California and Oregon reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 91 degrees at Portland OR, 101 degrees at Medford
OR, and 104 degrees at Sacramento CA, were the warmest of record for so
early in the season. (The National Weather Summary)


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