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
1200 PM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      PTSUNNY   75  68  78 SW5       29.99F                  
KOKOMO*        MOSUNNY   75  66  73 SE3       30.00F                  
MUNCIE*        MOSUNNY   80  65  59 SW13      30.02F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   82  67  60 S12       29.99F                  

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
Sat May 30 03:12:09 EDT 2015

.TODAY...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR
100 PERCENT. 
.TONIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT. 
.SUNDAY...BREEZY...COOLER...CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO
20 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. 
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. 

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

Saturday May 30, 2015 the 150th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.870000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 21:06 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:50 EDT Ends 21:36 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 30TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1879...
A major outbreak of severe weather occurred in Kansas and western Missouri.
In Kansas, tornadoes killed eighteen persons at Delphos, and thirty persons
at Irving. Two tornadoes struck the town of Irving within a few minutes
time virtually wiping the small Kansas community off the map. The second
tornado was perhaps two miles wide, and exhibited multiple vortices. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1948...
A railroad bed acting as a dam gave way during a flood along the Columbia
River destroying the town of Vanport OR. The nearly 19,000 residents
escaped with little more than the clothes on their backs. (David Ludlum)
Twenty carloads of glass were needed in Denver CO to replace that destroyed
by a severe hailstorm. (The Weather Channel)
...1961...
A thunderstorm in Buffalo Gap, Saskatchewan, dropped over 10 inches of rain 
in less than an hour, breaking a long drought. (NWS Louisville)
...1983...
Unusually high temperatures throughout the western United States caused great 
runoff from snow pack in the Rocky Mountains.  This caused flooding which washed 
out bridges and caused mudslides in Nevada.
...1985...
The temperature in Oklahoma City reached a sizzling 104 degrees, making it the 
highest ever for so early in the season.  Also, this marked the first time the 
temperature had reached the 100 degree mark in the month of May for the city.
...1986...
Hanford, Washington hit a scorching 104 degrees, breaking the all-time record 
high temperature for May for eastern Washington.  Yakima, Washington hit 102 
degrees, a record high for the month of May for Yakima.  Record heat also 
continued across the northern 1/2 of the country with records falling in 
Baltimore, Boise, Duluth, Marquette and Reno.  Newark, New Jersey had its 4th 
day in a row over 90 degrees, making this a record breaking May heat wave for 
Newark.  The previous record  heat wave was from May 28-30, 1931.
...1991...
3 thunderstorms produced 5.65 inches of rain in a 3 hour period across New 
Marlboro and Sheffield, Massachusetts resulting in severe flooding.  Many roads 
and several bridges were washed out eventually isolating the 2 towns.  About 89 
miles of road were damaged.  Typical washouts ranged up to 8 feet deep and roads 
that were 25 feet wide were reduced to only 10 feet.  Power outages were 
widespread and a state of emergency was declared.  The flooding was the worst 
since 1955 for the area and total damage was estimated near 10 million dollars.
...1998...
Most of the town of Spencer, South Dakota was destroyed by an F4 tornado.  6 
people were killed, 150 were injured, and total damage was $18 million.
...2004...
A large tornado outbreak struck the Ohio Valley, including an F3 twister 
that damaged 80 percent of Marengo, Indiana and resulted in one fatality.
[NWS Louisville]

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