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1025 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
Issued at 100 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
EVANSVILLE FAIR 85 66 53 SE8 29.98S
HUNTINGBURG + FAIR 84 65 52 SE10 29.99S
WASHINGTON + FAIR 83 62 48 S5 29.98S
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Thursday July 19, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 85 degrees central, and near 85 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 37%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 38%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 17 mph with gusts at 24 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 from the southeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 86 degrees at Valparaiso. 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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For PIKE County,IN
335 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight
A small chance of thunderstorms is forecast this afternoon mainly
over southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. Better chances are
forecast throughout the area late tonight. A few strong to severe
storms will be possible, mainly in the heat of the day, with
damaging winds the main severe threat. Locally heavy rainfall and
lightning will accompany any thunderstorms through tonight.
Afternoon heat index values will top out around 100 degrees over
southern portions of southeast Missouri.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday
The potential exists for a significant severe weather event east
of the Mississippi River Friday afternoon and evening. Isolated
supercells with damaging winds, very large hail and even a few
tornadoes will be possible. Another possibility will be for a
line of thunderstorms, with a significant damaging wind threat,
to move rapidly southward across southwest Indiana and the
Pennyrile Region of west Kentucky.
Afternoon heat index values will top out from 100 to 105 degrees
over the western half of the region Friday.
Chances of mainly afternoon thunderstorms are forecast Saturday
through Wednesday. Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be
the primary concerns.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will likely be needed east of the Mississippi
River Friday afternoon and evening.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, IN
1037 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds
5 to 10 mph.
TONIGHT Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows
around 70. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
FRIDAY Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. South winds around 10 mph.
Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy with a slight
chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s.
Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
SATURDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of
showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
MONDAY Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
TUESDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
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 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1 JUL JUL-SEP
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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 ,
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:33 EDT Set 21:09 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:03 EDT Ends 21:39 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 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage
from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum)
Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or
above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record.
Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of
102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the
high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the
entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel)
A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain
washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City
AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down
a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern
Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour
period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in
widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten
feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million
dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33
degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and
evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New
Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and
caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New
York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red
Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures
continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff
and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50
inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash
flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in
Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight
cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the
date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ
with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was
the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky