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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-067>072-290000-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-
DECATUR-KNOX-DAVIESS-MARTIN-LAWRENCE-JACKSON-JENNINGS-

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
313 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

...COLD AIR FUNNELS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

GENERALLY FUNNEL CLOUDS DEVELOP AND OCCUR IN CONJUNCTION WITH
CONDITIONS THAT PRODUCE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS.

AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT CONDITIONS PREVAILS ACROSS CENTRAL INDIANA
TODAY. THERE IS LITTLE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...
ALTHOUGH A FEW STORMS WILL PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.

RESEARCH STUDIES OF FUNNEL CLOUD OCCURRENCES INDICATE THAT A
DIFFERENT TYPE OF FUNNEL CLOUD FORMS WHEN WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
SIMILAR TO THOSE OF TODAY. THESE ARE CALLED COLD AIR FUNNELS AND
ARE NOT AS VIOLENT AS THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH WARM AND HUMID
CONDITIONS.

COLD AIR FUNNELS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THUNDERSTORMS OR SHOWERS
THAT FORM IN DEEP...COLD CORE...LARGE-SCALE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS.
THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE SMOOTH AND NARROW. THE PARENT STORM OR
SHOWER IS NOT PARTICULARLY TALL OR INTENSE. THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS
NORMALLY PROTRUDE A FEW HUNDRED FEET DOWNWARD FROM THE PARENT
CLOUDS...ROTATE OR SPIN LIKE A TOP...AND LAST ONLY A FEW MINUTES
BEFORE DISSIPATING.

IN RARE CASES WHEN THEIR CIRCULATIONS DOES REACH THE GROUND...
COLD AIR FUNNELS CAUSE ONLY MINOR DAMAGE. MORE REPORTS OF SMALL
FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER CENTRAL INDIANA THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING. WARNINGS WILL BE ISSUED IF ANY OF THEM TOUCH THE GROUND.

$$

RYAN



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
404 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-067>072-291000-
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-BOONE-
TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-PUTNAM-
HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-JOHNSON-SHELBY-
RUSH-SULLIVAN-GREENE-MONROE-BROWN-BARTHOLOMEW-DECATUR-KNOX-DAVIESS-
MARTIN-LAWRENCE-JACKSON-JENNINGS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...FRANKFORT...KOKOMO...
CRAWFORDSVILLE...ANDERSON...MUNCIE...INDIANAPOLIS...TERRE HAUTE...
SHELBYVILLE...BLOOMINGTON...COLUMBUS...VINCENNES...BEDFORD...SEYMOUR
404 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL INDIANA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

OUTLOOK: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
EVENING.

HAZARDS: LIGHTNING...BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL...GUSTY
WINDS...COLD AIR FUNNELS.

TIMING: STORMS WILL BE MOST LIKELY THROUGH 8 PM THIS EVENING.

DISCUSSION: SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE INTO
THE EVENING WITH AN UPPER LEVEL LOW ACROSS THE REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

OUTLOOK: SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THROUGH
SATURDAY. LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN ARE THE MAIN THREATS...
ALTHOUGH STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL
HAIL.

DISCUSSION: AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA INTO THE
WEEKEND...KEEPING THE THREAT OF RAIN AROUND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

MORE INFORMATION...ALONG WITH OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND
CLIMATE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND...AT HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/IND (ALL
LOWERCASE)

$$

RYAN




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