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143 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County
Issued at 200 AM EDT MON JUL 23 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
ANDERSON FAIR 62 59 88 N5 29.88F
FRANKFORT + FAIR 66 63 91 N5 29.91F FOG
6HR MIN TEMP: 65; 6HR MAX TEMP: 72; 6HR PCP: 0.13;
GREENWOOD *+ FAIR 65 60 81 N8 29.87F
6HR MIN TEMP: 65; 6HR MAX TEMP: 74;
INDIANAPOLIS FAIR 66 60 81 N6 29.86F
6HR MIN TEMP: 66; 6HR MAX TEMP: 77; 6HR PCP: TRACE;
-EAGLE CREEK FAIR 66 59 78 N5 29.86F
6HR MIN TEMP: 66; 6HR MAX TEMP: 77;
KOKOMO + MOCLDY 63 62 97 NW7 29.90F
6HR MIN TEMP: 63; 6HR MAX TEMP: 69; 6HR PCP: TRACE;
MARION + FAIR 61 55 80 CALM 29.89F HAZE
MT COMFORT *+ FAIR 61 61 100 N7 29.87F
SHELBYVILLE FAIR 66 59 78 N6 29.85F
6HR MIN TEMP: 66; 6HR MAX TEMP: 74;
ZIONSVILLE + N/A 61 61 99 N3 29.89F
6HR MIN TEMP: 61; 6HR MAX TEMP: 71;
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 200am EDT, Monday July 23, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 66 degrees north, near 66 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, 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 northwest at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY degrees at Kokomo.
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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LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For JOHNSON County,IN
346 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight.
Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and early
Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy
Timing: Late this afternoon and early evening.
Discussion: A low pressure system will trigger a few late day and
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible Monday afternoon and early
evening over all of central Indiana and Tuesday afternoon and early
evening times over the eastern two thirds of central Indiana. Severe
storms are not expected. However, any storm can produce cloud to
ground lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy rain. More
thunderstorms are possible at times late next week and weekend.
Discussion: Low pressure will weaken over the Ohio Valley. More waves
of low pressure will move over the area late next week and weekend.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, IN
1004 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers
and thunderstorms early in the morning. Lows in the lower 60s.
North winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy until midday, then mostly cloudy with a
20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
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 Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. North
winds around 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly
cloudy. 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. Lows in the lower 60s.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
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 ,
Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:37 EDT Set 21:06 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:07 EDT Ends 21:36 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 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a
hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed
eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central
Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and
crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum)
A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More
than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out
while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the
afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel)
Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour
record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of
railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours
at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding
claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in
Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm
sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five
million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio,
over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains
Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two
inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The
National Weather Summary)
Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up
to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85
mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado
which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three
quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky