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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1025 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For RIPLEY County
Issued at 100 PM EDT THU JUL 19 2018
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BATESVILLE +   SUNNY     81  61  50 SE8       30.03F                  
BEDFORD +      FAIR      82  54  36 SE9       29.99F                  
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      83  62  49 S13       30.00F                  
FRENCH LICK *+ FAIR      81  46  30 S7        30.00S                  
MADISON *+     FAIR      82  54  36 E7        30.03F                  
NORTH VERNON + FAIR      81  57  44 SE9       30.01F                  
SEYMOUR +      FAIR      86  61  42 SE7       30.00F                  

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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.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For RIPLEY County,IN

536 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Hazardous weather is not expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Thunderstorms will develop through the day and become more active in
the late day and early evening on Friday. Some of these storms may
become supercell thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds, and
even tornados possible. 

Additional storms will continue through the weekend and into next 
week.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For RIPLEY County, IN
Issued at 118 PM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southeast winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

FRIDAY
Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.

SATURDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

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

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. 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 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.660000
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 , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
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JULY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1886...
A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage
from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum)
...1901...
Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or 
above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record.
...1960...
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)
...1974...
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)
...1977...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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)
...1989...
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)
(Storm Data)

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