Lawrence County, KY Weather And Climate Synopsis


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Regional Hourly Observations For LAWRENCE County, Kentucky
Issued at 300 PM EDT SAT APR 21 2018
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LEXINGTON      FAIR      64  30  27 VRB3      30.33F                  
COVINGTON      CLOUDY    60  23  24 VRB6      30.35F                  
FRANKFORT      FAIR      65  29  25 VRB7      30.32F                  

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Current Agriculture, Lawn & Garden Weather Conditions in Kentucky
Based on observations at 300pm EDT, Saturday April 21, 2018

Across Kentucky...temperatures are near 73 degrees west, near 64 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 31%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 27%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the east, relative humidity is near 19%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Current drying conditions are good west, very good central, and very good east. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph west, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 3 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 73 degrees at Paducah. The lowest temperature is 60 degrees at Covington.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For LAWRENCE County, Kentucky
247 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

   FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING  

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northeast Kentucky, portions 
of southeast Ohio, portions of southwest Virginia and western West 
Virginia.

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Frost Advisory.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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7-Day Forecast For LAWRENCE County, KY
132 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds around 5 mph in the evening, becoming light and variable.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. East winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

TUESDAY
Showers likely. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Cloudy with scattered showers. Lows around 50. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 50 percent.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 60s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For LAWRENCE County, Kentucky
                             KENTUCKY                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
               APR 26-APR 30 APR 28-MAY 4    APR       APR-JUN                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      

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

Hydrological Drought (PDSI) Situation:
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Current Long-term Hydrological Moisture Status: UNUSUAL MOIST SPELL   (PDSI=   2.66)
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=   1.68)
Change From Previous Week: DRIER      SOILS ( -0.97)

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 04-14-2018 to 04-20-2018

Temperatures for the period averaged 50 degrees across the state which was 6 degrees cooler than normal and no change to the previous period. High temperatures averaged from 61 in the West to 64 in the East. Departure from normal high temperatures ranged from 9 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 5 degrees cooler than normal in the East. Low temperatures averaged from 41 degrees in the West to 39 degrees in the East. Departure from normal low temperature ranged from 5 degrees cooler than normal in the West to 2 degrees cooler than normal in the East. The extreme high temperature for the period was 86 degrees at LOUISA 1S and the extreme low was 22 degrees at MONTICELLO AWOS.

Precipitation (liq. equ.) for the period totaled 1.48 inches statewide which was 0.49 inches above normal and 150% of normal. Precipitation totals by climate division, West 1.57 inches, Central 1.48 inches, Bluegrass 1.50 inches and East 1.37 inches, which was 0.45, 0.49, 0.6 and 0.44 inches above normal. By station, precipitation totals ranged from a low of 0.00 inches at MONTICELLO AWOS to a high of 3.59 inches at WHITLEY CITY 3N.

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Almanac Information
Saturday April 21, 2018 the 111th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 12.190000
Distance 0.999719 AU
Rise 06:54 EDT Set 20:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:36 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:28 EDT Ends 20:47 EDT

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Normal Max/Min Temperature for Today: 70 / 47
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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...



APRIL 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1958...
Portions of Montana were in the midst of a spring snowburst. Snowfall
amounts ranged up to 55 inches at Red Lodge, 61 inches at Nye Mine, and 72
inches at Mystic Lake. (David Ludlum)
...1967...
Severe thunderstorms spawned 48 tornadoes in the Upper Midwest. Hardest hit
was northern Illinois where sixteen tornadoes touched down during the
afternoon and evening hours causing fifty million dollars damage. On that
Friday afternoon tornadoes struck Belvidere IL, and the Chicago suburb of
Oak Lawn, killing 57 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1980...
The temperature at International Falls MN hit 90 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)

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