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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH MOSUNNY 80 58 46 NW9 30.09S HENDERSON MOSUNNY 79 58 48 NW14G25 30.08S OWENSBORO PTSUNNY 79 58 48 NW14G23 30.07S HOPKINSVILLE MOSUNNY 79 58 49 NW7 30.08S BOWLING GREEN MOSUNNY 79 59 50 NW9 30.06F GLASGOW PTSUNNY 78 59 51 NW7 30.06F
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 400pm EDT, Saturday June 24, 2017
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 80 degrees west, near 79 degrees central, and near 80 degrees east. Current sky conditions are mostly sunny west, cloudy central, and mostly sunny east. In the west, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, good central, and fair east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 18 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Louisville International, Louisville Bowman, and London. The lowest temperature is 78 degrees at Fort Knox and Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
337 AM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017
DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday There is a small chance for thunderstorms over southeast Missouri, mainly Monday night. Another chance for thunderstorms is expected over the outlook area Thursday and Friday. At this time, any storm that develop are not expected to be severe. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
245 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. West winds around 5 mph in the morning increasing to around 15 mph in the afternoon.
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s. West winds 5 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s.
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 30-JUL 4 JUL 2-JUL 8 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas PriddyTWC Jet, 15-Day Jet,Trend, Max/Mins
6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 06-17-2017 to 06-23-2017
Temperatures for the period averaged 75 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 85 in the West to 83 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 2 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 68 degrees in the West to 65 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 93 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 56 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.59 inches statewide which was 1.57 inches above normal and 255% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 2.56 inches, Central 2.60 inches, Bluegrass 3.30 inches and East 1.90 inches, which was 1.55, 1.59, 2.28 and 0.87 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.04 inches at YELLOW CREEK to a high of 5.59 inches at FRANKFORT 7S.
Saturday June 24, 2017 the 175th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 23.380000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:17 EDT Set 21:05 EDT Transit Meridian 13:41 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:47 EDT Ends 21:35 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
.............................. JUNE 24TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1816... The cold weather of early June finally gave way to several days of 90 degree heat in Massachusetts, including a reading of 99 degrees at Salem. (David Ludlum) ...1924... Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem NC sought shelter from a thunderstorm. The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite. Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men were killed instantly. (The Weather Channel) ...1951... Twelve inches of hail broke windows and roofs, and dented automobiles, causing more than fourteen million dollars damage. The storm plowed 200 miles from Kingmand County KS into Missouri, with the Wichita area hardest hit. It was the most disastrous hailstorm of record for the state of Kansas. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms produced a swath of hail 60 miles long and 3.5 miles wide through parts of Hand, Beadle, Kingsbury, Miner and Jerauld counties in South Dakota. Poultry and livestock were killed, and many persons were injured. Hail ten inches in circumference was reported at Huron SD. (The Weather Channel)UKAWC Briefing Page