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Regional Hourly Observations For County, Kentucky
Issued at 1200 PM EST SUN FEB 18 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PADUCAH FAIR 46 35 65 SE8 30.26F HENDERSON FAIR 46 34 62 SE10 30.30F OWENSBORO FAIR 47 35 63 SE10 30.31F HOPKINSVILLE FAIR 46 33 61 SE12 30.28F BOWLING GREEN FAIR 47 35 63 E8 30.33F GLASGOW FAIR 47 35 63 SE7 30.33F
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 1200pm EST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 46 degrees west, near 45 degrees central, and near 46 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 47 degrees at Owensboro and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Covington.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For County, Kentucky
937 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Gusty south winds are expected Monday through Tuesday. Wind gusts from 30 to 40 mph are likely each afternoon. A prolonged period of wet weather is forecast to set up over the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys this week. The potential for flooding will need to be monitored in the coming days as we gain a better idea of where and exactly how much rainfall will occur. The best chances of heavy rain are Tuesday night and Wednesday, then again Friday through Saturday. Minor flooding is forecast to continue along the Green and Ohio Rivers. Refer to those warnings and statements for details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For County, KY
956 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018
Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Southeast winds around 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. South winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Rain showers. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Normal Precipitation: Above Above Above Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas PriddyTWC Jet, 15-Day Jet,Trend, Max/Mins
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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 02-11-2018 to 02-17-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 47 degrees across the state which was 10 degrees warmer than normal and 12 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 53 in the West to 57 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 4 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 9 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 38 degrees in the West to 42 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 17 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 77 degrees at BOONEVILLE 2S and the extreme low was 19 degrees at CAPE GIRARDEAU ASOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 2.34 inches statewide which was 1.43 inches above normal and 258% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.55 inches, Central 2.17 inches, Bluegrass 2.62 inches and East 3.01 inches, which was 0.54, 1.18, 1.84 and 2.16 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 1.07 inches at POPLAR BLUFF ASOS to a high of 4.71 inches at BARBOURVILLE 3E.
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.280000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:24 EST Set 18:21 EST Transit Meridian 12:52 EST Civil Twilight Begins 06:58 EST Ends 18:47 EST --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 48 / 26 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
FEBRUARY 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum) ...1959... Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum) ...1987... A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY, located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with 6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and 12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)UKAWC Briefing Page