A joint service of the UK Ag Weather Center and the National Weather Service.
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1027 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018
Aviation section updated
NWS Weather Discussion
National Ag. Weather Outlook (Repair this link), International Highlights ,International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map,
[2nd Source TWC]
Click here for UKAWC Point Agricultural, Lawn & Garden Forecast/Outlook in case of corrupt tables.
Regional Hourly Observations For TIPPECANOE County
Issued at 1200 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE FAIR 83 69 62 S16G25 29.72F
KOKOMO* CLOUDY 80 71 74 S15 29.80S
MUNCIE* CLOUDY 72 66 81 SE9 29.85R
INDIANAPOLIS FAIR 83 71 67 S14 29.80F
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 1200pm EDT, Friday July 20, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 82 degrees north, near 83 degrees central, and near 84 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and danger south. Winds are from the south at 15 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 southwest at 17 mph with gusts at 25 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Terre Haute. The lowest temperature is CLOUDY 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 TIPPECANOE County,IN
912 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
Outlook: Severe storms are expected today.
Hazards: Large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes, localized flash
flooding and frequent lightning.
Timing: Thunderstorms are possible throughout the day, but the most
likely window for severe storms is from 1 to 10 pm.
Discussion: An unseasonably strong low pressure system will bring
thunderstorms, some severe, to central Indiana today and early
tonight. Hail larger than golf ball size is likely in some of these
storms, along with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday.
Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible most times from Saturday
through Monday, but severe storms are not expected. There are also
small chances for storms off and on from Tuesday through Thursday,
but again none of these appear to have severe potential.
Discussion: A strong low pressure system moving through the Great
Lakes and Ohio Valley will keep chances for thunderstorms in the
forecast through Monday. After that surface fronts will bring small
off and on chances for thunderstorms through Thursday.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation will likely be needed this afternoon and evening.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For TIPPECANOE County, IN
948 AM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018
REST OF TODAY
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and
thunderstorms midday, then mostly cloudy with showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may
produce damaging winds. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds
10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of precipitation
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms, then chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. West winds
5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
SATURDAY Showers likely until midday, then showers likely and
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s.
West winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds
5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds 5 to
15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
MONDAY Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
MONDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy.
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY 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
JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2 JUL JUL-SEP
----------- ----------- -------- ---------
Temperature: Below Below Above Above
Precipitation: Below Above 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 ,
Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:34 EDT Set 21:08 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:04 EDT Ends 21:38 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 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky