Anderson County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 PM EDT SUN SEP 23 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      LGT RAIN  64  62  93 NE10      30.08F                  
COVINGTON      PTSUNNY   70  61  73 NE12      30.10F                  
FRANKFORT      LGT RAIN  66  63  90 NE5       30.08F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Sunday September 23, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees east. Current sky conditions are cloudy west, light rain central, and rain east. In the west, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. Current drying conditions are poor west, poor central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is no stress west, no stress central, and no stress east. There is patchy fog east. Winds are from the east at 8 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are calm east, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at London and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Lexington and Fort Knox.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
810 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018

   FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING  

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Indiana and Central Kentucky.

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Rain showers are expected to move across the region today. Heavy
rainfall will be possible in areas of central Kentucky.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Waves of scattered to numerous showers and a few thunderstorms 
Monday through Wednesday will produce heavy rainfall. Flooding of 
small creeks and streams and low water crossings will be possible 
with the most intense rainfall. A few strong storms Tuesday afternoon
into Tuesday night may also produce gusty winds.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotters should report any heavy rainfall totals as well as flooding
today.

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7-Day Forecast For ANDERSON County, KY
403 AM EDT Sun Sep 23 2018


FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
Showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of showers 80 percent.

TONIGHT
Showers likely. Lows in the lower 60s. East winds around 5 mph. Chance of showers 70 percent.

MONDAY
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                SEP 28-OCT 2 SEP 30-OCT 6    SEP       SEP-NOV                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For ANDERSON County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)
BLUEGRASS KY CLIMATE DIVISION

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   1.91)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable, Except Still Too Wet In Spots     (CMI=   0.98)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.46)

Note: Due to rainfall variability within each climate division, check Precip Reports/GIS Estimates and the Kentucky Climate Summary for the latest moisture information for this county.

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Kentucky Climate Summary
Kentucky Climate Summary
For the Period 09-16-2018 to 09-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 76 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal and 4 degrees warmer than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 89 in the West to 82 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 8 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 67 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 10 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 12 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 99 degrees at MADISONVILLE 4S and the extreme low was 59 degrees at ALEXANDRIA 5NW.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.21 inches statewide which was 0.38 inches above normal and 145% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 0.91 inches, Central 1.26 inches, Bluegrass 1.23 inches and East 1.45 inches, which was 0.06, 0.35, 0.48 and 0.63 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.17 inches at EDMONTON 5W to a high of 4.61 inches at MUNFORDVILLE 6E.

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Almanac Information
Sunday September 23, 2018 the 266th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -0.440000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 07:27 EDT Set 19:33 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:30 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:02 EDT Ends 19:58 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 77 / 54
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Calculations made for central point in Kentucky
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...



SEPTEMBER 23RD
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1815...
One of the greatest hurricanes to strike New England made landfall at Long
Island and crossed Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It was the worst
tempest in nearly two hundred years, equal to the hurricane which struck in
1938, and one of a series of severe summer and autumn storms to affect
shipping lanes that year. (David Ludlum)
...1904...
The temperature at Charlotteburg NJ dipped to 23 degrees, the coldest
reading of record for so early in the autumn for the state. (The Weather
Channel)
...1983...
A thunderstorm downburst caused a timber blowdown in the Kaibab National
Forest north of the Grand Canyon. Two hundred acres were completely
destroyed, and scattered destruction occurred across another 3300 acres.
Many trees were snapped off 15 to 30 feet above ground level. (The Weather
Channel)
...1987...
Autumn began on a rather pleasant note for much of the nation. Showers and
thunderstorms were confined to Florida and the southwestern deserts. Warm
weather continued in the western U.S., and began to spread into the Great
Plains Region, but even in the southwestern deserts readings remained below
100 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms developing along a cold front in the south central U.S.
produced severe weather in Oklahoma during the afternoon and early evening
hours. Thunderstorms produced softball size hail near Noble and Enterprise,
and baseball size hail at Lequire and Kinta. A tornado near Noble OK
destroyed a mobile home injuring one person. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Seventeen cities in the north central U.S. reported record low temperatures
for the date, including Devils Lake ND with a reading of 22 degrees.
Jackson KY reported a record low of 41 degrees during the late afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds ushering cold air into the central and
northeastern U.S. gusted to 55 mph at Indianapolis IND. Winds along the
cold front gusted to 65 mph at Norfolk VA, and thunderstorms along the cold
front deluged Roseland NJ with 2.25 inches of rain in one hour. The
temperature at Richmond VA plunged from 84 degrees to 54 degrees in two
hours. Snow and sleet was reported at Binghamton NY. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)
...2006...
A slow-moving storm system brought torrential rains to Kentucky on 
September 22 and 23, 2006, resulting in widespread flooding.  Eight people 
were killed in the state. It was the worst general flood since the March 
1997 flood.  It was the deadliest weather event in this area since seven 
people were killed in the flood of March 1-2, 1997, and the Super Outbreak 
of tornadoes on April 3, 1974 when 72 lives were lost.
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