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757 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
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Regional Hourly Observations For VERMILLION County
Issued at 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 22 2018
CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS
LAFAYETTE PTSUNNY 73 68 84 N12 29.84R
6HR MIN TEMP: 72; 6HR MAX TEMP: 80; 6HR PCP: 0.01;
KOKOMO* LGT RAIN 69 67 93 N7 29.85R
6HR MIN TEMP: 67; 6HR MAX TEMP: 76; 6HR PCP: 0.27;
MUNCIE* FAIR 70 64 81 NE15 29.84R
6HR MIN TEMP: 70; 6HR MAX TEMP: 75;
INDIANAPOLIS PTSUNNY 77 65 66 N9 29.81R
6HR MIN TEMP: 72; 6HR MAX TEMP: 81; 6HR PCP: 0.02;
South Bend ,
Fort Wayne ,
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 800pm EDT, Sunday July 22, 2018
Across Indiana...temperatures are near 69 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, 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 north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph with gusts at 18 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Indianapolis and Eagle Creek. The lowest temperature is PTSUNNY 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 VERMILLION County,IN
346 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight.
Outlook: Thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and early
Hazards: Cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy
Timing: Late this afternoon and early evening.
Discussion: A low pressure system will trigger a few late day and
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday.
Outlook: Thunderstorms will be possible Monday afternoon and early
evening over all of central Indiana and Tuesday afternoon and early
evening times over the eastern two thirds of central Indiana. Severe
storms are not expected. However, any storm can produce cloud to
ground lightning, gusty winds and brief heavy rain. More
thunderstorms are possible at times late next week and weekend.
Discussion: Low pressure will weaken over the Ohio Valley. More waves
of low pressure will move over the area late next week and weekend.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For VERMILLION County, IN
320 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018
LATE THIS AFTERNOON
Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation
TONIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers,
then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. North
winds 5 to 10 mph.
MONDAY Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. North winds 5 to
MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds
up to 10 mph.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs in the mid 80s. North winds up to 10 mph.
TUESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds
up to 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
FRIDAY Mostly sunny until midday then becoming partly cloudy.
Highs in the lower 80s.
FRIDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of
precipitation 20 percent.
SATURDAY Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 80s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows
in the lower 60s.
SUNDAY Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Highs around 80.
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 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP
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Temperature: Below Below Above Above
Precipitation: Above 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 ,
Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:36 EDT Set 21:07 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:06 EDT Ends 21:37 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees.
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
Lexington Area (ThreadEx Station)
Date: Jul 22, 2011
Daily Values Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Max Temperature - 86 102 in 1901 89
Min Temperature - 67 50 in 1947 71
Avg Temperature - 77 88.5 in 1983 80.0
Precipitation - 0.15 2.35 in 1892 0.01
New Snowfall - 0.0 0.0 in 2010+ 0.0
Snow Depth - - 0 in 2010+ 0
HDD (base 65) - 0 4 in 1947 0
CDD (base 65) - 12 24 in 1983 15
Month-To-Date Observed Normal Record/Year Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature 88.0 85.9 95.6 in 1936 87.6
Avg Min Temperature 68.3 66.1 59.8 in 1947 67.5
Avg Temperature 78.2 75.9 82.1 in 1936 77.5
Total Precipitation 3.88 3.49 9.56 in 1896 5.45
Total Snowfall 0.0 0.0 0.0 in 2011 0.0
Avg Snow Depth 0 - 0 in 2010 0
Total HDD 0 1 10 in 1972 0
Total CDD 283 244 383 in 1936 282
+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).
This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible,
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky