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Updated Tuesday, July 17, 2018, U.S.
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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROL County, Kentucky
Issued at 100 PM EDT TUE JUL 17 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LEXINGTON FAIR 86 71 60 N8 30.01F HX 91 COVINGTON FAIR 87 49 26 N14 30.02S FRANKFORT FAIR 87 69 54 NW6 30.00F HX 91
Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 100pm EDT, Tuesday July 17, 2018
Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 90 degrees west, near 86 degrees central, and near 79 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. The heat index is near 100 degrees west. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees central. In the east, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. Current drying conditions are fair west, fair central, and poor east. The livestock heat stress category is danger west, danger central, and no stress east. Winds are from the north at 6 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 mph east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 90 degrees at Paducah and Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 79 degrees at Jackson.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
756 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
DAY ONE Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
7-Day Forecast For CARROL County, KY
928 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Partly cloudy in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.
Medium & Long Range Outlook For CARROL County, Kentucky
KENTUCKY --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 22-26 JUL 24-30 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Normal 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 07-10-2018 to 07-16-2018
Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 1 degrees warmer than normal and 2 degrees cooler than the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 90 in the West to 88 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 0 degrees from normal in the West to 1 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 70 degrees in the West to 68 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 2 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 5 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 98 degrees at PADUCAH ASOS and the extreme low was 57 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.
Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 0.56 inches statewide which was 0.44 inches below normal and 56% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.18 inches, Central 0.43 inches, Bluegrass 0.34 inches and East 0.28 inches, which was 0.20, -0.58, -0.64 and -0.74 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at ALEXANDRIA 5NW to a high of 2.52 inches at CADIZ 4SW.
Tuesday July 17, 2018 the 198th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.030000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:30 EDT Set 20:59 EDT Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:01 EDT Ends 21:28 EDT --------------------------------------------------- Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 88 / 65 --------------------------------------------------- Calculations made for central point in Kentucky Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- PriddySunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)
/////////////////////// JULY 17TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1934... One of the worst heat waves in the history of the nation commenced. During the last two weeks of the month extreme heat claimed 679 lives in Michigan, including 300 in Detroit alone. (The Weather Channel) ...1941... A prolonged heat wave over Washington State finally came to an end. Lightning from untimely thunderstorms was responsible for 598 forest fires. (David Ludlum) ...1952... Thunderstorms helped the temperatur at Key West FL to dip to 69 degrees, to equal their July record established on the first of July in 1923. (The Weather Channel) ...1957... On a warm and sunny day at Wilmington DE, with a high of 86 degrees, a dust devil suddenly appeared. It tore most the roof off one house, and stripped shingles from a neighboring house. A TV aerial was toppled, and clothes were blown off clothes lines. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Slow moving thunderstorms caused flooding on the Guadalupe River in Texas resulting in tragic loss of life. A bus and van leaving a summer youth camp stalled near the rapidly rising river, just west of the town of Comfort, and a powerful surge of water swept away 43 persons, mostly teenagers. Ten drowned in the floodwaters. Most of the others were rescued from tree tops by helicopter. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A dozen cities in the eastern U.S., and six others in California, reported record high temperatures for the date. Downtown San Francisco CA, with a high of 103 degrees, obliterated their previous record high of 82 degrees. Philadelphia PA reported a record five straight days of 100 degree heat, and Baltimore MD reported a record eight days of 100 degree weather for the year. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather along the Middle Atlantic Coast, and over southern New England. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather from South Dakota to Lousiana, with 126 reports of large hail and damaging winds during the day and night. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail four inches in diameter in Frontier County, and at North Platte, causing millions of dollars damage to crops in Frontier County. Thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Peggs. Tahlequah OK was drenched with 5.25 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)UKAWC Briefing Page