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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
106 PM EDT Sun May 27 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 100 PM EDT SUN MAY 27 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BATESVILLE +   MOSUNNY   86  72  62 VRB3      29.94S HX  92           
BEDFORD +      FAIR      86  70  58 CALM      29.92F HX  90           
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      88  70  55 CALM      29.93S HX  93           
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR      84  59  42 CALM      29.94F                  
MADISON *+     FAIR      84  68  58 CALM      29.95F                  
NORTH VERNON + FAIR      82  70  65 CALM      29.93F                  
SEYMOUR +      FAIR      88  70  55 CALM      29.93S HX  92           

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, Sunday May 27, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 89 degrees north, near 88 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 44%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are variable at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 92 degrees at Valparaiso. 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For JACKSON County,IN

358 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: There is a slight chance of early morning and afternoon
thunderstorms today. Severe storms are not expected. However, any
storm can produce cloud to ground lightning, brief heavy rain and 
gusty winds. The heat index will be in the lower and middle 90s this
afternoon.

Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, brief heavy rain and gusty winds.
Heat indices in the lower and middle 90s.

Timing: Before 9 AM and after Noon.

Discussion: Daytime heating and a nearby upper wave could trigger a
few early morning and afternoon storms near and south of Interstate 
74.
 
 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible at times by next Tuesday. 
Severe storms are not expected at this time. However, any
storm can produce cloud to ground lightning, brief heavy rain and 
gusty winds.
 
Discussion: A tropical low pressure system will move into the Ohio
Valley during the middle of next week. This will result in
thunderstorm chances for the middle and late part of next week.

The heat index will be in the lower and middle 90s Monday afternoon
and Tuesday afternoon.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IN
Issued at 930 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny midday, then partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 90. South winds up to 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph becoming light.

MEMORIAL DAY
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. East winds up to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds up to 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy until midday, then mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 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 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      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
Sunday May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.460000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:21 EDT Set 21:04 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:42 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:51 EDT Ends 21:34 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 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

...1873...
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

...1987...
Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

...1995...
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

...1996...
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)



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