Crittenden County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For CRITTENDEN County, Kentucky
Issued at 700 AM EDT SAT MAY 26 2018
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PADUCAH        FAIR      70  68  93 S7        29.85R                  
HENDERSON      NOT AVBL                                               
OWENSBORO      MOCLDY    71  69  93 S8        29.88R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   MOCLDY    69  69 100 S5        29.89R                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      70  67  90 S6        29.91R                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      67  64  91 CALM      29.92R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 700am EDT, Saturday May 26, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 70 degrees west, near 68 degrees central, and near 69 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, fair central, and fair east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 66 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. Winds are from the south at 7 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm east, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Louisville International. The lowest temperature is 64 degrees at Somerset.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CRITTENDEN County, Kentucky
420 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon
into the early evening, especially over western Kentucky and
southwest Indiana. Torrential rainfall, isolated flooding issues,
and frequent deadly lightning will be the primary concerns.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected daily. Torrential
rainfall, isolated flooding issues, and frequent deadly lightning
will be the primary concerns.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon
into the early evening, especially over western Kentucky and
southwest Indiana. Torrential rainfall, isolated flooding issues,
and frequent deadly lightning will be the primary concerns.

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7-Day Forecast For CRITTENDEN County, KY
348 AM CDT Sat May 26 2018

TODAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. South winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Calm winds in the morning becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 mph.

MEMORIAL DAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds 5 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90.

Day 1 Precip, Day 2, 5 Day Total, Days 1-5, ALL


Medium & Long Range Outlook For CRITTENDEN County, Kentucky
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAY 31-JUN 4  JUN 2-JUN 8    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal      Below      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=   0.91)
Rainfall Needed:  0.00 inches ABOVE NORMAL


Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:
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Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.30)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.36)

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 05-18-2018 to 05-24-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 74 degrees across the state which was 8 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 84 in the West to 82 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 5 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 4 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 66 degrees in the West to 63 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 91 degrees at LOUISVILLE APT and the extreme low was 36 degrees at SHELBYVILLE 10W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.34 inches statewide which was 0.22 inches above normal and 119% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.31 inches, Central 1.08 inches, Bluegrass 1.70 inches and East 1.28 inches, which was 0.20, -0.09, 0.62 and 0.15 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.31 inches at WILLIAMSBURG AWOS to a high of 3.18 inches at HENDERSON 5E.

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Almanac Information
Saturday May 26, 2018 the 146th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.290000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:20 EDT Set 20:52 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:35 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:51 EDT Ends 21:21 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 81 / 58
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elevation -- Priddy

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Weather History...



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MAY 26TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1771...
A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought
all rivers in the state to record high levels. (Sandra and TI Richard
Sanders - 1987)
...1894...
A tornado (unofficially F2) moved along a five mile long path 
east of Jeffersonville IN (Clark County). The Louisville 
weather office's log book simply read, Partly cloudy, and 
threatening during the greater portion of the day. Shower, 
11.56am12.04 pm; amount, .05. While rain was falling, a few 
indistinct, distant peals of thunder were heard. (NWS Louisville)
...1917...
A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the
ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty
minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of
destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101
persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at
Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars. (David
Ludlum)
...1965...
An F2 tornado was spotted in Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
...1967...
A slow moving nor-easter battered New England with high 
winds, heavy rain, and record late season snow on this day. 
Winds 70 to 90 mph in gusts occurred along the coast. Over 7 
inches of rain fell at Nantucket, Massachusetts with 6.57 
inches falling in 24 hours to set a new 24 hour rainfall 
record. 24.9 inches of snow fell at Mount Washington, New 
Hampshire to set a new May snowfall record. (NWS Louisville)
...1968...
An F2 tornado struck Smiths Grove (Warren County). A barn was 
destroyed and another damaged. (NWS Louisville)
...1989...
A tornado produced F1 damage along a four mile long path 
through Allen County, resulting in a quarter million dollars 
in damage. An F1 tornado was on the ground for 6 miles in 
Simpson County. (NWS Louisville)
...1996...
Lightning struck and damaged two homes in Louisville. (NWS Louisville)




	
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