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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
423 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For JASPER County
Issued at 600 AM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018
GARY*          PTCLDY    75  63  64 S7        29.73F                  
VALPARAISO     FAIR      71  59  65 S7        29.77R                  
MICHIGAN CITY* FAIR      72  57  60 S6        29.75S                  
LAPORTE*       FAIR      69  60  73 S6        29.77S                  
KNOX*          FAIR      70  59  68 S9        29.77R                  
SOUTH BEND     FAIR      73  57  57 SE13      29.77F                  
GOSHEN         FAIR      71  59  65 SE9       29.80F                  
MONTICELLO*    FAIR      71  61  69 S5        29.78R                  
LOGANSPORT*    FAIR      68  59  73 S7        29.80S                  
ROCHESTER*     FAIR      73  59  60 SE8       29.80S                  
WARSAW*        FAIR      70  57  64 SE5       29.81S                  
KENDALLVILLE*  FAIR      67  55  66 SE8       29.84F                  
AUBURN*        MOCLDY    66  59  77 CALM      29.85F                  
FORT WAYNE     CLOUDY    67  60  78 SE5       29.83F THUNDER          
HUNTINGTON*    CLOUDY    69  58  68 SE6       29.83S                  
PERU/GRISSOM   MOCLDY    71  61  70 S14       29.79F                  
MARION*        FAIR      70  62  75 S14       29.83F                  

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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 600am EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 72 degrees central, and near 73 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 75 degrees at Gary. 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 JASPER County,IN

440 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018 /540 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated:
    Elevated hail risk...up to 1 inch. 
    Elevated damaging wind risk...up to 60 mph. 
  Limited Flooding Risk.
  High Swim Risk.


Periods of showers and thunderstorms are expected across much of 
the area.  The greatest threat for severe thunderstorms will mainly 
be for the portions of the outlook area in northwestern Indiana.
Some of the stronger storms may produce large hail and strong, 
damaging winds.  Some thunderstorms may also produce heavy rainfall
and localized flooding.

High waves will create dangerous swimming conditions at the 
Illinois Lake Michigan beaches through late this morning.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday.

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk
  High Swim Risk

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  High Swim Risk


  Spotters may be needed this afternoon and evening.


  Moving toward the east at 30 mph. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For JASPER County, IN
Issued at 337 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Then temperatures falling into the mid 70s by evening. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the mid 60s.

12-48 Hr ETA Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, 24 Hr. Comparsion, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2

Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        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
Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:04 EDT Ends 21:38 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
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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