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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
103 PM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For POSEY County
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018
SOUTHWEST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
EVANSVILLE     FAIR      87  69  54 NE9       30.03S HX  91           
HUNTINGBURG +  FAIR      84  66  54 N6        30.04R                  
WASHINGTON +   FAIR      84  58  40 NE6       30.04S                  

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 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 81 degrees north, near 87 degrees central, and near 87 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Indianapolis and Evansville. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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.

U.S. Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time), LSI Heat Index, Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For POSEY County,IN

329 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Afternoon heat index values may top out around 100 degrees over
southeast Missouri, the Purchase Area of Kentucky, and adjacent
portions of southern Illinois.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday

An isolated thunderstorm will be possible over Carter and Ripley
Counties in Missouri Wednesday afternoon, and throughout southeast
Missouri late Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Locally heavy
rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible throughout 
the region late Thursday night. Locally heavy rainfall and 
lightning will be the primary concerns.

A good chance of thunderstorms is forecast throughout the region 
Friday and Friday night. Lesser chances of thunderstorms will 
linger over eastern portions of the area Saturday. A few severe
storms will be possible Friday afternoon and evening. Otherwise, 
locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns
through the period.

Afternoon heat index values may reach 105 over parts of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois Friday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation cannot be ruled out Friday afternoon and
evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For POSEY County, IN
Issued at 528 AM CDT Tue Jul 17 2018

TODAY
Mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the upper 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 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 22-26    JUL 24-30    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       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
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.020000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:32 EDT Set 21:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:02 EDT Ends 21:41 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 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During
the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan,
including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel)
...1941...
A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end.
Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires.
(David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to
equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The
Weather Channel)
...1957...
On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust
devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped
shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes
were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas
resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp
stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort,
and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten
drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops
by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported
record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a
high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees.
Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat,
and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the
year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the
Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather
Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with
126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night.
Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier
County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in
Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at
Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)


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