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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1154 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For PUTNAM County
Issued at 100 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      65  64  97 CALM      29.99R                  
KOKOMO*        FAIR      66  65  96 S6        30.02R                  
MUNCIE*        FAIR      69  65  86 S5        30.02S                  
INDIANAPOLIS   FAIR      67  66  97 S5        30.01F                  

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 100am EDT, Tuesday May 22, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 60 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, 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 southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 69 degrees at Shelbyville, Muncie, 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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For PUTNAM County,IN

340 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight.

Outlook: Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible through the 
rest of the afternoon and evening.
 
Hazards: Damaging winds, Large hail, Lightning, brief heavy 
rainfall.
 
Timing: Greatest risk for severe storms through 10 PM.
 
Discussion: Scattered thunderstorms will continue to increase in
coverage through the rest of the afternoon and into the evening. The
greatest threat for storms to become severe is generally to the
northeast of Interstate 74. Additional scattered showers and storms
may redevelop along a cold front late tonight. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday.

Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible The first half of Tuesday across
mainly the southeastern half of central Indiana. These storms are 
not expected to be severe. Thunderstorm chances will return for the 
weekend, but it is too soon to tell if they will be severe.
 
Discussion: A departing upper level weather disturbance will keep 
chances for thunderstorms in the forecast for parts of central 
Indiana Tuesday. High pressure is expected across the area for mid 
week. A warm and humid air mass is expected to return to Central 
Indiana over the Holiday weekend.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is possible this afternoon and evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PUTNAM County, IN
Issued at 326 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms until midday, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 60. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

MEMORIAL DAY
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                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      

....  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 May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.580000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 06:25 EDT Set 21:00 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:55 EDT Ends 21:30 EDT

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1876...
Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
...1911...
The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest
temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David
Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of
Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the
structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in
the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through
adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky