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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
628 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018 

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLINTON County
Issued at 800 AM EDT MON JUL 16 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      CLOUDY    73  72  96 CALM      29.95S FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  71; 6HR MAX TEMP:  75;                                

KOKOMO*        PTSUNNY   73  72  96 S3        29.98S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  71; 6HR MAX TEMP:  74; 6HR PCP:  0.01;                

MUNCIE*        CLOUDY    76  71  85 SW8       29.98R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  75; 6HR MAX TEMP:  76;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   73  72  96 SW6       29.98R FOG              
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  74;                                


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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Monday July 16, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog north and central. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph 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 west at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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 CLINTON County,IN

431 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: Scattered thunderstorms are possible. Severe storms are not
expected at this time. Hot and humid conditions.
 
Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, and heavy rainfall
which may lead to localized flooding. Heat index values in the 90s.
 
Timing: Thunderstorms through 200 AM. Heat this afternoon.
 
Discussion: A cold front will bring scattered thunderstorms to the
area.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible from Thursday afternoon into the
weekend. Severe storms are not expected at this time. 

Discussion: A frontal system will affect the area during the later 
parts of the week, resulting in additional chances for showers and 
thunderstorms.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CLINTON County, IN
Issued at 338 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

TODAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

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

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

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

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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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 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
Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:31 EDT Set 21:11 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:01 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 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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