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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
637 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

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Regional Hourly Observations For TIPTON County
Issued at 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 15 2018
CENTRAL INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAFAYETTE      FAIR      83  74  74 SW5       29.94R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  83; 6HR MAX TEMP:  88;                                

KOKOMO*        FAIR      78  73  84 S5        29.97S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  72; 6HR MAX TEMP:  87; 6HR PCP:  0.16;                

MUNCIE*        FAIR      82  71  69 E3        29.97F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  79; 6HR MAX TEMP:  92;                                

INDIANAPOLIS   PTSUNNY   83  69  62 W12       29.96S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  83; 6HR MAX TEMP:  91;                                


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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 80 degrees north, near 83 degrees central, and near 80 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 89 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 TIPTON County,IN

413 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Outlook: Scattered thunderstorms activity is possible through
tonight. Severe storms are not expected at this time.
 
Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, and heavy rainfall
which may lead to localized flooding.
 
Timing: Through tonight.
 
Discussion: An upper level weather disturbance will result in the
potential for scattered shower and thunderstorm activity through
tonight.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Outlook: Thunderstorm activity is possible Monday and Monday night,
as well as later this week, from Thursday into the weekend. Severe
storms are not expected at this time. 

Discussion: A cold front is expected to move through the area Monday
night. Thunderstorm activity is possible along and ahead of the 
front. Another frontal system may affect the area during the later 
parts of the week, resulting in additional chances for showers and 
thunderstorms.

Afternoon heat index values may reach the mid to upper 90s Monday
afternoon.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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7-Day Forecast For TIPTON County, IN
Issued at 333 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds up to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. West winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 15 mph.

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

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs around 80.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        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 , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.360000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:30 EDT Set 21:12 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 EDT Ends 21:42 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 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1916...
A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the
southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22
inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted
in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum)
...1954...
The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a
state record. (The Weather Channel)
...1983...
The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven
years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight
to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S.
Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the
date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July.
Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a
cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high
temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record
high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth
day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across
Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three
tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which
injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage
from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record
for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon
and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown
with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little
more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)


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