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
300 AM EDT TUE MAY 05 2015

CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    62  59  90 E3        30.15S                  
KOKOMO*        MOCLDY    63  61  94 SE7       30.18S THUNDER          
MUNCIE*        LGT RAIN  62  59  90 MISG      30.20R                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    63  60  90 E3        30.17S                  

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
Mon May 4 21:47:52 EDT 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEARLY STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 60S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT. 
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WINDS
UP TO 10 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. 
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 80S. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. 
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. 
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 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

Tuesday May 05, 2015 the 125th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 16.460000
Distance 0.999718 AU
Rise 06:41 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:12 EDT Ends 21:12 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 5TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1917...
The same storm which a day earlier produced eight inches of snow in the Texas 
panhandle, produced a foot of snow at Denver CO, their heaviest snow
of record for the month of May. (David Ludlum)
...1930...
The temperature at College Park VA soared from 43 degrees to 93 degrees to
begin an exceptional heat wave. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1987...
Unseasonably hot weather prevailed in the western U.S. A dozen cities in 
California reported record high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs 
of 93 degrees at San Francisco, 98 degrees at San Jose, 100 degrees at 
Sacramento, and 101 degrees at Redding, were the warmest of record for so 
early in the season. The high of 94 degrees at Medford OR was also the 
warmest of record for so early in the season. (The National Weather 
Summary)
...1989...
Damage was in the millions as the funnel cut a swath across Cleveland, 
Lincoln, and Catawba counties in North Carolina. The F4 tornado killed 4 
and injured 52.
...1996...
Flash flooding occurred in Pike and Morgan counties Kentucky. Heavy rain 
produced flooding along route 460 near Cottle in Morgan county. 
However...the flooding was much worse in northern and eastern sections of 
Pike county...where damage was estimated at one million dollars. Up to two 
and a half inches of rain fell during a short period of time in Pike 
county. Forty to fifty bridges were washed out...numerous roads were 
flooded and automobiles were washed down creeks. The Varney elementary 
school suffered serious flood damage. (NWS Jackson, KY)


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