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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
103 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For CASS County
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018
NORTHERN INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
GARY*          MOSUNNY   79  64  61 N18       30.09R                  
VALPARAISO     FAIR      84  63  49 NW9       30.07R                  
MICHIGAN CITY* FAIR      77  54  44 N14       30.08S                  
LAPORTE*       FAIR      80  65  60 NW12      30.08R                  
KNOX*          FAIR      82  59  44 NW9       30.05S                  
SOUTH BEND     FAIR      81  56  42 NW12      30.06R                  
ELKHART*       FAIR      82  55  39 NW12      30.05R                  
GOSHEN         PTSUNNY   82  59  45 NW13G20   30.04S                  
MONTICELLO*    FAIR      83  62  49 W5        30.05F                  
LOGANSPORT*    CLOUDY    81  61  50 NW8       30.06F                  
ROCHESTER*     FAIR      86  55  35 NW16      30.05S                  
WARSAW*        CLOUDY    81  59  47 NW12      30.04S                  
KENDALLVILLE*  FAIR      80  52  37 N7        30.05S                  
AUBURN*        FAIR      81  59  47 NW9       30.04F                  
FORT WAYNE     PTSUNNY   85  61  44 NW13G23   30.03F                  
HUNTINGTON*    FAIR      82  57  42 NW7       30.04F                  
PERU/GRISSOM   FAIR      83  61  47 W10       30.05S                  
MARION*        FAIR      80  61  53 CALM      30.06S HAZE             

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 81 degrees north, near 87 degrees central, and near 87 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Indianapolis and Evansville. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Kokomo and Huntingburg.


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 CASS County,IN

713 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018 /613 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

There are periodic chances of showers and thunderstorms Thursday
night through Sunday.
 
 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CASS County, IN
Issued at 113 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the east toward daybreak.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of measurable precipitation 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 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 22-26    JUL 24-30    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     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
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.020000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:32 EDT Set 21:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:02 EDT Ends 21:41 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 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
...1941...
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
(David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)


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