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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
637 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLARK County
Issued at 900 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BATESVILLE +   CLOUDY    77  75  94 CALM      29.99S                  
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      80  71  74 S3        29.97S                  
FRENCH LICK *+ MOCLDY    79  70  73 CALM      29.97S                  
SEYMOUR +      CLOUDY    81  72  74 SE3       29.97R                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 900pm EDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 81 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 82%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 82 degrees at Muncie and Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is FAIR degrees at Warsaw, 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 CLARK County,IN

853 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018 /753 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

An isolated thunderstorm or two will be possible after midnight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Strong to marginally severe storms will be possible Monday afternoon
and evening ahead of a cold front. Gusty winds and heavy rainfall 
will be the main threats in the strongest storms.

Thunderstorms will be possible again later in the work week and next
weekend. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters should report any stronger wind gusts or heavier rainfall
amounts Monday.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CLARK County, IN
Issued at 848 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

OVERNIGHT
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers late in the evening, then isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MONDAY
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. West winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    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
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:30 EDT Set 21:12 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 EDT Ends 21:42 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 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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