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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1014 AM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County
Issued at 1000 AM EDT WED JUL 18 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      68  58  70 E7        30.10F                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      70  61  73 NE3       30.12S                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      72  59  63 VRB3      30.10S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      71  55  56 CALM      30.09S                  

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 1000am EDT, Wednesday July 18, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Evansville. 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 MADISON County,IN

535 AM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Outlook: No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 
 
Discussion: High pressure will bring clear skies. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible Thursday night into Sunday 
night, and again on Tuesday. A few storms may be severe on Friday.
 
Discussion: A series of fronts will bring storm chances starting
Thursday night. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MADISON County, IN
Issued at 931 AM EDT Wed Jul 18 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

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

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 23-27 JUL 25-JUL 31    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Wednesday July 18, 2018 the 199th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.850000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:32 EDT Set 21:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:02 EDT Ends 21:40 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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JULY 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1889...
A cloudburst in West Virginia along the small creeks in Wirt County,
Jackson County and Wood County claimed twenty lives. Rockport WV reported
nineteen inches of rain in two hours and ten minutes that Thursday evening.
Tygart Creek rose 22 feet in one hour, and villages were swept away on
Tygart, Slate, Tucker, and Sandy Creeks. (The Weather Channel)
...1942...
A record deluge occurred at Smethport in northern Pennsylvania, with 30.7
inches in just six hours. The downpours and resultant flooding in
Pennsylvania were devastating. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
One of the most "photo-genic" tornadoes touched down in the northern
suburbs of Minneapolis MN during the late afternoon. The very slow moving
tornado actually appeared live on the evening news by way of an aerial
video taken by the KARE-TV helicopter crew. The tornado, unlike most, was
quite the prima donna, staying visible to tens of thousands of persons for
thirty minutes. It was moderate in intensity, with winds of 113-157 mph,
and caused 650 thousand dollars damage. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Cool weather prevailed in the western U.S. Seven cities reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Alamosa CO with a reading of 38
degrees. The low of 52 degrees at Bakersfield CA was a record for July. Up
to eight inches of snow covered the Northern Sierra Nevada Range of
California from a storm the previous day. During that storm, winds gusting
to 52 mph at Slide Mountain NV produced a wind chill reading of 20 degrees
below zero. Susanville CA reached 17 degrees that previous day, Blue Canyon
CA dipped to a July record of 36 degrees, and the high of 44 degrees at
Klamath Falls OR smashed their previous record for July by ten degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Sweltering heat continued in California, with record highs of 111 degrees
at Redding and 112 degrees at Sacramento. Death Valley CA hit 127 degrees.
Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central Plains Region
produced baseball size hail at Kimball NE, wind gusts to 79 mph at Colby
KS, and six inches of rain near Lexington NE. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Oklahoma, northern Texas and
Arkansas during the afternoon, and into the night. Thunderstorms produced
baseball size hail at Stamford TX, and wind gusts to 92 mph near
Throckmorton TX. Record heat continued in the southwestern U.S. Phoenix AZ
reported a record high of 115 degrees, and a 111 degree reading at Midland
TX was second only to their all-time record high of 112 degrees established
sixteen days earlier. (The National Weather Summary)


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