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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
704 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 800 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      PTSUNNY   76  67  73 W14       29.71S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  82; 6HR PCP:  0.08;                

KOKOMO*        CLOUDY    73  69  87 W8        29.75R                  
MUNCIE*        LGT RAIN  68  65  90 CALM      29.78R FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  78; 6HR PCP:  2.63;                

INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   79  65  62 NW14      29.75R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  92; 6HR PCP:  0.29;                


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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 79 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are heavy rain north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 100 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to heavy rain. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is RAIN degrees at Warsaw.


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 BOONE County,IN

502 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Severe storms are expected today.
 
Hazards: Large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes, localized flash 
flooding and frequent lightning.
 
Timing: Thunderstorms are possible through tonight. Severe storms are
possible during the evening.
 
Discussion: An unseasonably strong low pressure system will bring
strong to severe thunderstorms to central Indiana through tonight. 
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible at times through next
week. Severe storms are not expected. However, any storm can produce
cloud to ground lightning, brief heavy rain and gusty winds.
 
Discussion: A strong low pressure system will move through the Great
Lakes and Ohio Valley this week. After that, a couple of cold fronts
are expected to move through the area. This will result in the threat
of showers and thunderstorms at times over all or parts of central
Indiana next week.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IN
Issued at 346 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. Highs in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

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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 
                   JUL 26-30 JUL 28-AUG 3    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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
Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:04 EDT Ends 21:38 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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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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