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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1150 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For GRANT County
Issued at 100 AM EDT WED MAY 23 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      60  56  86 N3        30.08R                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      60  56  86 N6        30.09S                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      62  57  83 CALM      30.07S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      66  57  72 NE9       30.07R                  

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


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100am EDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 66 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 GRANT County,IN

504 PM EDT Tue May 22 2018 /404 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight

Areas of fog will be possible later tonight into Wednesday morning,
mainly across northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

There are low chances for isolated thunderstorms Saturday through 
Monday, mainly during the afternoon and early evening hours. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For GRANT County, IN
Issued at 112 AM EDT Wed May 23 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Patchy fog through the night. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds around 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds around 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

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

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s.

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

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 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 
                MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal      Above      Above                      

....  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
Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.770000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:24 EDT Set 21:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:54 EDT Ends 21:31 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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MAY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1878...
An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record 
book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the 
deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville)
...1882...
An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches
reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an
afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of
May. (The Weather Channel)
...2000...
An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield 
KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down 
briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)

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