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456 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For JEFFERSON County
Issued at 700 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
BATESVILLE + MOSUNNY 77 70 78 VRB3 29.77R
BEDFORD + FAIR N/A N/A N/A CALM 29.77R
BLOOMINGTON FAIR 73 71 93 NW5 29.80R
FRENCH LICK *+ PTSUNNY 70 N/A N/A W3 29.79R
MADISON *+ FAIR 72 68 88 CALM 29.78S
NORTH VERNON + FAIR 70 68 94 CALM 29.75S
SEYMOUR + FAIR 77 64 65 N10 29.76R
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 700pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the east at 7 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 north at 9 mph with gusts at 21 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 78 degrees at Shelbyville and Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is LGT 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For JEFFERSON County,IN
305 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018 /205 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018/
DAY ONE Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Isolated to scattered afternoon and evening storms are expected most
of next week as the weather pattern remains unsettled.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not anticipated.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For JEFFERSON County, IN
303 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy with slight
chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
MONDAY Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds
up to 5 mph.
TUESDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds up to 5 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds up to 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
FRIDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 60s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 80s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation
12-48 Hr ETA Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
24 Hr. Comparsion,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms:
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP
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Temperature: Below Below Above Above
Precipitation: Above Normal 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 ,
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:36 EDT Set 21:07 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:06 EDT Ends 21:37 EDT
Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
JULY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees.
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station)
Date: Jul 22, 2011
Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89
Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71
Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0
Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01
New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0
Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0
HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0
CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15
Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6
Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5
Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5
Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45
Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0
Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0
Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0
Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282
+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).
This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible,
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky