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1154 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For PUTNAM County
Issued at 100 AM EDT TUE MAY 22 2018
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
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
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.
All NWS Radars (In near-real time),
LSI Heat Index,
Wind Chill Map
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
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
326 PM EDT Mon May 21 2018
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.
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
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 ,
Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year
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
Yesterday's Highs ,
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time
record for that location. (The Weather Channel)
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
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