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

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Regional Hourly Observations For HUNTINGTON County
Issued at 700 AM EDT MON JUL 16 2018
GARY*          MOCLDY    75  73  94 W5        29.94R                  
VALPARAISO     MOCLDY    75  74  96 W5        29.96R FOG              
MICHIGAN CITY* MOCLDY    72  72 100 S3        29.95R                  
LAPORTE*       FOG       72  72  99 W5        29.96R VSB 1/2          
KNOX*          FAIR      70  70 100 W3        29.95R                  
SOUTH BEND     MOCLDY    73  71  93 SW8       29.95R FOG              
ELKHART*       FAIR      72  70  94 CALM      29.95  FOG              
GOSHEN         FAIR      73  72  96 S3        29.95R FOG              
MONTICELLO*    FAIR      72  71  95 S3        29.95R                  
LOGANSPORT*    MOCLDY    68  68 100 CALM      29.96S FOG              
ROCHESTER*     FAIR      75  72  88 SW3       29.96R                  
WARSAW*        FAIR      72  72 100 CALM      29.96R FOG              
KENDALLVILLE*  CLOUDY    73  70  90 SW5       29.96S                  
AUBURN*        FAIR      72  72 100 CALM      29.97S                  
FORT WAYNE     MOCLDY    73  72  96 SW3       29.97R                  
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    72  71  96 CALM      29.97S                  
PERU/GRISSOM   FAIR      72  72 100 CALM      29.96R                  
MARION*        CLOUDY    71  70  97 CALM      29.98S                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700am 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 mostly cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 71 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 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Valparaiso, Muncie, and 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 HUNTINGTON County,IN

452 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018 /352 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms are expected today into early this evening.
Organized severe weather is not expected, but an isolated strong to
severe thunderstorm with gusty winds is possible this afternoon.
Brief heavy downpours will also be possible with any thunderstorms
this afternoon.

Heat indices will rise into the lower to mid 90s this afternoon.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

Hazardous swimming conditions are expected Tuesday and Tuesday night 
for southeast Lake Michigan in Berrien and La Porte counties.

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

Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For HUNTINGTON County, IN
Issued at 657 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018

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

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms through midnight, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

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

Mostly sunny. Highs around 80. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

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

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

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

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

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

Mostly cloudy through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For 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
Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
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)

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