Hickman County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis

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Regional Hourly Observations For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
Issued at 800 AM EDT SUN JUN 24 2018
PADUCAH        FAIR      72  70  93 CALM      29.91R FOG              
HENDERSON      FAIR      70  70 100 S5        29.92R FOG              
OWENSBORO      FAIR      72  70  93 S3        29.92R                  
HOPKINSVILLE   PTSUNNY   75  75 100 SW7       29.93R                  
BOWLING GREEN  FAIR      76  73  91 SW7       29.93R                  
GLASGOW        FAIR      74  70  87 CALM      29.94R                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 800am EDT, Sunday June 24, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 72 degrees west, near 72 degrees central, and near 70 degrees east. Current sky conditions are fair west, cloudy central, and cloudy east. In the west, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 68 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 west. Winds are calm west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 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 76 degrees at Bowling Green. The lowest temperature is 69 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
318 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

There is a chance of storms, including a slight risk of severe 
storms, through tonight across most of southeast Missouri, western
Kentucky and the southern tip of Illinois. There is a marginal
risk of severe thunderstorms elsewhere across the region through 
tonight. Damaging winds will be the primary storm hazards should 
a severe storm occur, with lightning and heavy rain possible with 
any storm.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

Isolated strong to severe storms are possible Monday and
Tuesday.Thunderstorms are possible across at least parts of the
region Wednesday and Thursday as well. Locally heavy downpours 
and lightning will be the more frequent hazards. 

Heat Index values will be in the 90s to around 100 Monday and
Tuesday, 100 to 105 Wednesday, and around 105 during the end of
the week. A heat advisory may eventually be needed during this 
time period.


Spotters should maintain a basic weather watch in case activation
is requested.

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7-Day Forecast For HICKMAN County, KY
305 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 90. South winds around 5 mph. Highest heat index readings around 102.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s. South winds around 5 mph.

Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings around 102.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.

Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 90s.

Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 70s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 90s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUN 29-JUL 3  JUL 1-JUL 7    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal     Normal                      

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Drought Status For HICKMAN County, Kentucky
(Based on the latest Palmer Drought Severity and Crop Moisture Indices)

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:

Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: NEAR NORMAL           (PDSI=  -0.86)
Rainfall Needed:  3.33 inches ABOVE NORMAL

Crop Moisture (CMI) Situation:

Current Short-term Crop Moisture Status: Favorable For Normal Growth And Fieldwork    (CMI=   0.24)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.51)

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 06-16-2018 to 06-22-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 78 degrees across the state which was 5 degrees warmer than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 88 in the West to 87 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 1 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 3 degrees warmer than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 71 degrees in the West to 67 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 7 degrees warmer than normal in the West to 8 degrees warmer than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 97 degrees at BOWLING GREEN APT and the extreme low was 56 degrees at PAINTSVILLE 4W.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.03 inches statewide which was 0.02 inches above normal and 102% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.07 inches, Central 0.91 inches, Bluegrass 1.19 inches and East 0.94 inches, which was 0.07, -0.09, 0.17 and -0.09 inches respectively from normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.05 inches at BARBOURVILLE 3E to a high of 3.92 inches at VANCEBURG 6W.

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Almanac Information
Sunday June 24, 2018 the 175th Day of Year

Declination 23.390000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:17 EDT Set 21:05 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:40 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 05:47 EDT Ends 21:35 EDT

Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 86 / 63

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...

The cold weather of early June finally gave way to several days of 90
degree heat in Massachusetts, including a reading of 99 degrees at Salem.
(David Ludlum)
Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem NC sought shelter from a
thunderstorm. The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite.
Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men
were killed instantly. (The Weather Channel)
Twelve inches of hail broke windows and roofs, and dented automobiles,
causing more than fourteen million dollars damage. The storm plowed 200
miles from Kingmand County KS into Missouri, with the Wichita area hardest
hit. It was the most disastrous hailstorm of record for the state of
Kansas. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms produced a swath of hail 60 miles long and 3.5 miles wide
through parts of Hand, Beadle, Kingsbury, Miner and Jerauld counties in
South Dakota. Poultry and livestock were killed, and many persons were
injured. Hail ten inches in circumference was reported at Huron SD. (The
Weather Channel)

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