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

.UPDATE...
The AVIATION Section has been updated below.

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Regional Hourly Observations For PARKE County
Issued at 400 AM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      73  62  68 SE7       29.79F                  
KOKOMO*        MOCLDY    70  61  73 S10       29.85                   
MUNCIE*        LGT RAIN  73  59  61 S10       29.88F                  
INDIANAPOLIS   CLOUDY    73  60  63 SE13      29.84F                  

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 400am EDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 73 degrees north, near 73 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, 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 south at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 76 degrees at Gary. The lowest temperature is FAIR 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For PARKE County,IN

353 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible tonight.

Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning and brief heavy rain.

Timing: After 8 PM.
 
Discussion: An unseasonably strong low pressure system is expected to
trigger few thunderstorms tonight. The best chance will be overnight. 
Severe storms are not expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible at times from Friday through 
next Wednesday. Severe storms are possible Friday afternoon and
evening. Large hail, damaging winds and large hail are all possible. 
Some of the weekend storms may also have heavy rain.
 
Discussion: A unseasonably strong system will bring thunderstorms to
central Indiana this weekend. Additional fronts will bring more
storms to the area at times next week.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Severe storm spotters are encouraged to monitor future weather
statements regarding the severe threat Friday afternoon and evening.

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7-Day Forecast For PARKE County, IN
Issued at 341 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

EARLY THIS MORNING
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. South winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TODAY
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms until midday, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers until midday, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

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

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then clearing. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 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 
                   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

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SUN
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
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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
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
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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