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Updated Tuesday Evening, November 13, 2018, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 400 AM EST WED NOV 14 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH FAIR 24 18 77 N9 30.48S WCI 14 HENDERSON FAIR 24 19 81 NE10 30.51R WCI 14 OWENSBORO FAIR 24 19 81 NE7 30.50R WCI 16 HOPKINSVILLE CLOUDY 26 20 78 N13 30.45R WCI 15 BOWLING GREEN FAIR 30 23 75 N3 30.46R GLASGOW FAIR 31 27 83 NE8 30.43R WCI 24
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 400am EST, Wednesday November 14, 2018
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 24 degrees west, near 29 degrees central, and near 31 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and poor east. Tobacco stripping conditions are marginal west, marginal central, and favorable east. Winds are from the north at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 14 degrees west. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 20 degrees central. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category west, no stress category central, and no stress category east. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 34 degrees at London. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Paducah, Owensboro, Henderson, and Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
337 PM CST Tue Nov 13 2018
DAY ONE Tonight Travelers should be watchful for the development of any black ice on roadways that may still be wet from the precipitation earlier today. Otherwise, no hazardous weather expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday A Winter Storm Watch has been posted for the entire outlook area from 3 pm Wednesday afternoon to 6 pm Thursday. This may cause hazardous travel conditions for the Wednesday night and early Thursday morning commutes. See the latest Winter Storm Watch and other related products and social media issued by the National Weather Service in Paducah Kentucky for any upgrade to a warning or advisory. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter reports of snow, ice, or poor road conditions are encouraged Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
343 PM CST Tue Nov 13 2018
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph.
possibly mixed with sleet, rain and freezing rain in the evening, then sleet
possibly mixed with freezing rain and snow after midnight. Precipitation may be heavy at times after midnight. Snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Ice accumulation of less than one quarter of an inch. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
possibly mixed with freezing rain in the morning, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning shifting to the west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the evening, then a chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of rain
possibly mixed with snow in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s.
Mostly clear. Lows around 30.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 19-23 NOV 21-27 NOV NOV18-JAN19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal Below Above Precipitation: Below Normal Above 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 11-06-2018 to 11-12-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 43 degrees across the state which was 7 degrees cooler than normal and 10 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 50 in the West to 51 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 12 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 11 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 36 degrees in the West to 37 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 4 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 71 degrees at WHITESBURG 2NW and the extreme low was 0 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.86 inches statewide which was 1.07 inches above normal and 235% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.07 inches, Central 2.07 inches, Bluegrass 1.99 inches and East 2.33 inches, which was 0.14, 1.24, 1.3 and 1.61 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at CARBONDALE ASOS to a high of 3.47 inches at CYNTHIANA 8N.
Wednesday November 14, 2018 the 318th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -18.460000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:19 EST Set 17:27 EST Transit Meridian 12:22 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:52 EST Ends 17:54 EST --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 58 / 36 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
NOVEMBER 14TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1964... With the help of a fresh three inch cover of snow, the temperature at Ely NV dipped to 15 degrees below zero to establish an all-time record low for the month of November. That record of -15 degrees was later equalled on the 19th of November in 1985. (The Weather Channel) ...1974... A storm produced 15 inches of snow at the Buffalo NY airport, and 30 inches on the south shore of Lake Erie. (David Ludlum) ...1986... An early season cold wave set more than 200 records from the northwestern U.S. to the east coast over a seven day period. For some places it proved to be the coldest weather of the winter season. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1990... A small tornado (F1) touched down three miles south of Harrodsburg (Mercer County), KY. Six mobile homes and one car were damaged. Trees and power lines in the area were also blown down. (NWS Louisville)UKAWC Briefing Page